Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae - Female, Urine

Overview

  • EPIC Code:
  • LAB2756
  • Soft Test Code:
  • GCCTF
Alternate Names
  • GC and Chlamydia - Female
  • GC, NAA and Chlamydia, NAA

Specimen Collection & Preparation

Specimen Requirements

Random Urine in a Yellow Conical Tube



Alternate Specimen

TransportAndStorage

Urine - 24 hours Ambient, 24 hours Refrigerated

Collection Instructions

Utilize a Random Urine collection into a yellow non-sterile container. 

Utilizning Straw kit remove urine into a yellow conical tube


Clinical Interpretation

Reference Range:

Negative for Chlamydia trachomatis by amplified probe

Negative for Neisseria gonorrhoeae by amplified probe


Test Comments:

For patient less than 12 years of age - Culture is the only recommended procedure for diagnosing chlamydial or gonorrheal infection in cases of suspected child abuse


Methodology:
  • Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction

Production Schedule

Sites Performed
  • Parkview Regional Medical Center
Days Performed
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Departments
  • Molecular Diagnostics

Coding & Compliance

CDM

01417491, 01417591


CPT Coding

87491, 87591