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Chlamydia trachomatis, Neisseria gonorrhoeae Urine - TMA

Order Name CT/GC Urine
Test Number: 6910129
Revision Date 10/28/2019
Test Name Methodology LOINC Code
Chlamydia trachomatis Urine
Transcription-Mediated Amplification 42931-6 
Neisseria gonorrhoeae Urine
Transcription-Mediated Amplification 60256-5 
SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS
Specimen Specimen Volume (min) Specimen Type Specimen Container Transport Environment
Preferred 2 mL Urine, First Void APTIMA Urine Transport Tube Refrigerated
Instructions First catch urine. Patient should not have urinated for at least 1 hr prior to collection. Female pateints should not cleanse the labial area prior to collection. Transfer 2 mL urine to APTIMA Urine Specimen Transport Tube within 24hrs of collection. Liquid level must be between fill lines on tube.
Stability: Refrigerated = 30 days

Please contact your account rep if training and APTIMA Urine Specimen Transport supplies have not been supplied to your practice.
GENERAL INFORMATION
Testing Schedule Mon-Fri 
Expected TAT 2-3 days  
CPT Code(s) 87491, 87591
Lab Section Molecular Diagnostic