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Chlamydia trachomatis, Conjunctival Swab, NAA
Detect Chlamydia trachomatis infection of the conjunctiva
This test was developed, and its performance characteristics determined, by LabCorp. It has not been cleared or approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Nucleic acid amplification (NAA)
Aptima® unisex swab specimen transport tube
One Aptima® unisex swab specimen transport tube with blue shaft swab
Remove pus or discharge from the eye. Do not use the white-shafted swab; discard this swab. Using the blue-shafted swab, labeled "unisex collection swab," thoroughly swab the lower, then the upper conjunctiva, two to three times. Remove the cap from the swab specimen transport tube, and immediately place the specimen collection swab into the transport tube. Carefully break the swab shaft at the scoreline; use care to avoid splashing the contents. Recap the swab specimen transport tube tightly.
Maintain specimen at room temperature or refrigerate (2°C to 30°C). Stable at room temperature or refrigerated for 30 days.
Causes for Rejection
Specimen with incorrect patient identification; unlabeled specimen; inappropriate specimen transport conditions; specimen leaked in transit; specimen in expired transport or incorrect transport device; specimens with any other source than conjunctiva/eye/ocular; Aptima® swab transport >30 days from collection; Aptima® swab specimens with incorrect specimen volume; Aptima® swab specimen without a swab; cleaning swab (white-shaft swab) in Aptima® swab transport; any non−Gen-Probe® swab submitted in Aptima® transport device; wooden-shafted swab in transport device; transport device with multiple swabs; bacterial swabs; ProbeTec™ Q-swabs; Aptima® vaginal swab transport
|Order Code||Order Code Name||Order Loinc||Result Code||Result Code Name||UofM||Result LOINC|
|188080||Chlamydia, Conjunctiva, NAA||43304-5||188081||Chlamydia, Conjunctiva, NAA||43304-5|
|188080||Chlamydia, Conjunctiva, NAA||43304-5||188082||Disclaimer:||N/A|
|Reflex Table for Chlamydia, Conjunctiva, NAA|
|Order Code||Order Name||Result Code||Result Name||UofM||Result LOINC|
|Reflex 1||183621||C. trachomatis NAA, Confirm||183621||C. trachomatis NAA, Confirm||43304-5|