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250 Neisseria Gonorrhea (NG), ThinPrep, Surepath

Specimen Type
Specimen Stability
Reference Range
Pap
21 Days
Not Detected

Specimen Requirements

Specimen Type: Pap
Container: Liquid-Based Pap Vial
Temperature: Ambient

Method

Target Capture, TMA: Transcription-Mediated Amplification (NAT) and Dual Kinetic Assay (DKA). All specimens testing positive in the screening assay are confirmed in a confirmatory assay targeting different regions of the nucleic acid of the organism. This assay has been cleared for use by the FDA on some specimen types. For other specimen types where this assay has not been cleared or approved by the FDA; Pathology, Inc. has validated this test and determined its performance characteristics. This individual validation has not been cleared nor approved by the FDA.

Schedule

Mon-Sat

Turn-Around Time

24-48 hrs

Instructions/Notes

Cervical sample from the junction of the ectocervix and the endocervix (transition zone) in Surepath Liquid-Based Pap Test Preservative fluid OR Thinprep Pap Test PreservCyt fluid.

Clinical Utility

As an aid in the diagnosis of Neisseria gonorrhoeae infection.

CPT Codes

87591

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