Preferred Specimen: First-catch Urine (approx. 20-30 mL)
Container: APTIMA Urine Collection Kit
Alternate Specimen: GYN Fluid
Container: APTIMA Unisex Swab
Target Capture, TMA: Transcription-Mediated Amplification (NAT) and Dual Kinetic Assay (DKA). This test is to be used for clinical purposes only. It should not be regarded as investigational nor for research. Pathology, Inc. is certified under CLIA as qualified to perform high-complexity testing.
Transfer 2 mL of the urine sample into the Aptima Urine Specimen Transport tube within 24 hours of collection. NOTE: Make sure that urine falls between the black fill level lines on the Aptima tube.
To screen for or diagnose an infection with Neisseria gonorrhoeae, which causes the sexually transmitted disease gonorrhea