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GC/Chlamydia Gene Amp

eD-H Order Code

LAB3555

Specimen Collection Information




Specimen Minimum Test Volume Container Special Handling
Cervical 1.0 ML  
Eye 1.0 ML  
Rectal Swab 1.0 ML  

TCMC Spec

1.0 ML  
Throat 1.0 ML  
Urethra 1.0 ML  
Urine 1.0 ML  
Vaginal 1.0 ML  

Urine Collection
Guide

Cervical and Urethral
Collection Guides
(use this swab if collecting from eye,
throat
or rectal sources)

Vaginal Clinician
Collected
Guide

Vaginal Patient Self
Collected Guide

 

Specimen Transport Temperature

Ambient or Refrigerated

Specimen Stability

14 days, urine must be put into transport within 24 hours

Additional Specimen Instructions

Sources:
Urine (collect less than 30mL of first catch urine)
Vaginal
Cervical
Urethral
Eye
Throat
Rectal
Outreach (offsite) clinics should transfer 2mL urine to the Aptima urine transport tube.
The only FDA approved specimen types for this assay are cervical, vaginal, urethral and urine. Non-FDA approved sources are eye, throat and rectal and have been internally validated.

Reference Ranges / Critical Values

Assay Gender Age Range Normal Range Critical Values Units
Chlamydia trachomatis (Result) All 0 Minutes – 150 Years Negative    
Neisseria gonorrhoeae (Result) All 0 Minutes – 150 Years Negative    

Interpretive Data

Assay Display Interpretive Data
Chlamydia trachomatis (Result) The only FDA approved specimen types for this assay are cervical vaginal urethral and urine. Non-FDA approved sources are eye throat and rectal and have been internally validated.
Neisseria gonorrhoeae (Result) The only FDA approved specimen types for this assay are cervical vaginal urethral and urine. Non-FDA approved sources are eye throat and rectal and have been internally validated.

Day(s) Performed

Monday through Friday

Performing Lab Section

Microbiology

CPT(s)

87591 ; 87491