325 Chlamydia/Gonorrhea (CT/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

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

To detect chlamydia and/or gonorrhea infection.

CPT Codes

87491, 87591

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