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Test Compendium

Test Name

  • CT/NG, rRNA TMA, Aptima, Urine

Test Code

  • 7561

Test Synonym

  • 5565, 7561, CT/GC, CT, GC, NG, CHLAMYDIA, GONORRHOEAE

Specimen Type

  • Urine

Primary Container

  • Aptima Urine, Container- Urine

Transport Temp

  • Ambient Or Refrigerated

TAT

  • 5 days

Specimen Requirements

  • URINE IN APTIMA COLLECTION TUBE. URINE LEVEL MUST FALL BETWEEN BLACK FILL LINES. (COLLECT FIRST CATCH URINE IN A URINE COLLECTION CUP WITH PIPETTE TRANFSER URINE TO APTIMA URINE COLLECTION TUBE). URINE IN A STERILE REFRIGERATED COLLECTION CUP CAN BE TRANSFERED TO AN APTIMA TUBE WITHIN 24 HRS OF COLLECTION. STABILITY FOR A REFRIG URINE COLLECTON CUP IS 24 HRS AND CAN BE TRANSFERED TO APTIMA TUBE IF WITHIN 24HRS.

Specimen Retention

  • If Urine Cup received, spec must be transferred to Urine Aptima collection kit within 24 hours.