534 Chlamydia (CT), Swab (Molecular)

Specimen Type Specimen Stability Reference Range
GYN fluid Aptima® Swab: 7 Days
BD Eswab (YourSwab™): 7 Days
Not Detected

Specimen Requirements

Preferred Specimen: GYN Fluid
Container: YourSwab (BD ESwab)
Temperature: Ambient
  or
Alternate Specimen: GYN Fluid
Container: APTIMA Unisex Swab
Temperature: Ambient

Method

TMA: Transcription-Mediated Amplification

Schedule

Mon-Sat

Turn-Around Time

24 hrs

Instructions/Notes

Endocervical (female ) or urethral (male) sample using Aptima Unisex Swab or BD ESwab (YourSwab)

Clinical Utility

As an aid in the diagnosis of Chlamydia infection.

CPT Codes

87491

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