Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: July 13, 2024 @ 9:13 am

91053

Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae by TMA (FOR USE WITH PATIENTS UNDER THE AGE OF 14 ONLY)

Specimen:Collect:
  • Random Urine in One Sterile Specimen Container

Also Acceptable:
  • Random Urine in One Aptima Kit-Urine (Yellow)
Submit:
  • One Random Urine in Aptima Kit-Urine (Yellow). Submit Refrigerated.

Also Acceptable:
  • One Random Urine in Sterile Specimen Container. Submit Refrigerated.
Special Handling:
  • Urine Specimens: The patient should not have urinated for at least one hour prior to sampling. Do not cleanse the area prior to providing the specimen. Direct the patient to provide first-catch urine into a urine collection cup and then transfer appropriate amount of specimen into the transport tube. Liquid must fall between 2 black indicator lines on APTIMA Kit. Please note: Sterile urine stable for 24-hours before being transferred to APTIMA kit.
Rejection Criteria:
  • Specimen collected or transported in containers other than specified.
Stability:Ambient: 1 Month(s); Refrigerated: 1 Month(s); Frozen: 3 Month(s); Incubated: Unacceptable
Methodology:
  • Qualitative Transcription Mediated Amplification (TMA)
Performed:Sun-Sat
Reported:2-5 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 87491
  • 87591
Interpretive Data:Please see report for interpretive data.
Components:
  • 95196 - APTIMA MEDIA TYPE
  • 95197 - SPECIMEN SOURCE
  • 93486 - C. TRACHOMATIS BY TMA
  • 93487 - N. GONORRHOEAE BY TMA
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