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Neisseria gonorrhoeae, NAAT

Lab Section: 

Microbiology

 

Lab Location: 

Main Lab

Test ID: 

LAB1363

 

Methodology: 

Gen-Probe Aptima target amplification

Schedule: 

Daily

Reported: 

48 Hours

Specimen Requirements: 

Collection: 1.0 swab Gen-Probe Aptima Collection Kit
Aptima Unisex also acceptable.
Urine is to be collected in the Urine Collection Kit or Sterile container.
Genital sources should be collected with the Genital Collection Kit.
Acceptable sources: Genital, Throat, Rectal, Urine

 

Notes: 

For Genital Collection: 2 swabs are included. The white swab is a cleansing swab and should NOT be included in the tube with the blue sample swab.

Reference Interval: 

Negative

CPT Code(s): 

87591

Last Changed: 

01/23/2017 18:04:03

Last Reviewed: 

8/31/2017 2:13:48 PM