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380 Chlamydia (CT), Urine

Specimen Type
Specimen Stability
Reference Range
Random Urine
30 Days, Ambient or Refrigerated in Aptima® Urine Collection Kit
Not Detected

Specimen Requirements

Specimen Type: Random Urine
Container: APTIMA Urine Collection Kit
Temperature: Refrigerated

Method

Target Capture, TMA: Transcription-Mediated Amplification.

Schedule

Mon-Sat

Turn-Around Time

24 hrs

Instructions/Notes

2 mL urine using Aptima Urine Specimen Collection Kit. NOTE: Make sure that urine falls between the black fill level lines on the Aptima tube.

Clinical Utility

As an aid in the diagnosis of Chlamydia infection.

CPT Codes

87491

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