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- Chlamydia trachomatis, Amplicor® PCR
- Chlamydia trachomatis, Aptima® SDA
- Chlamydia trachomatis, ProbeTec™ TMA
Detect Chlamydia trachomatis
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)
Rectal specimen collected with Aptima® unisex collection swab and submitted in the Aptima® swab specimen transport tube
One swab (rectal)
One swab (rectal)
Gen-Probe® Aptima® swab specimen transport tube
Insert the blue-shafted swab, labeled “unisex collection swab for endocervical and male urethral specimens,” 2" to 4" into the rectum and rotate to sample the mucosal surfaces. Do not use the white-shafted swab; discard this swab. 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 of the contents. Recap the swab specimen transport tube tightly.
Maintain specimen at room temperature or refrigerate (2°C to 30°C).
Causes for Rejection
Inappropriate transport conditions; bacterial swabs; swabs from sites other than pharyngeal; unlabeled specimens or those with a discrepancy between the specimen label and the request form; Aptima swab transport tube with no swabs, two swabs or swab not supplied by GenProbe; Aptima swabs greater than 60 days from collection; any transport device other than an Aptima swab transport
Submit one specimen per test requested. Specify the exact specimen source/origin (eg, rectal). Indicate a specific test number on the test request form.
|Order Code||Order Code Name||Order Loinc||Result Code||Result Code Name||UofM||Result LOINC|
|188706||Ct NAA, Rectal||57287-5||188608||Chlamydia trachomatis, NAA||80363-5|