249 Chlamydia (CT), 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

Schedule

Mon-Sat

Turn-Around Time

24-48hrs

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

To screen for or diagnose Chlamydia trachomatis infection utilizing a Liquid Based Pap (LBP) specimen.

CPT Codes

87491

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