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Test Compendium

Test Name

  • C. trachomatis, rRNA TMA, Aptima, Urine

Test Code

  • 7562

Test Synonym

  • 5566, 7562, CHLAMYDIA, CT

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.