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7437U: Chlamydia trachomatis rRNA Detection [TMA] Urine Print View
Chlamydia trachomatis rRNA Urine TMA  Not detected   

PRIMARY
1 Urine 20 (10) mL   Room Temperature - 30 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 30 Day(s)/Frozen - 3 Month(s) See COLLECTION INSTRUCTIONS./// 
ALTERNATE

1. The patient should not have urinated for at least one hour prior
to collection.
2. Patient should collect the first 10-20 mL of voided urine in a
sterile, leakproof container. Collection of larger volume of urine
may reduce test sensitivity. Female patients should not cleanse the
labial area prior to providing the specimen.
3. Urine specimens in Gen Probe Aptima Combo 2 transport tube and
urine specimens that are still in the primary collection container
can be transported to the lab ambient or refrigerated. Urine samples
that were collected in the sterile cup container must be transferred
into the APTIMA Combo 2 urine specimen transport tube within 24 hours
of collection. Test within 30 days of collection. If longer storage
is needed, freeze at -20 to -70C for up to 90 days after collection.

Note: Larger volume specimens can result in lower sensitivity.
Cleansing of labial area prior to collection for female patients
can also affect the results.


Rejection Criteria: BD ProbeTec Vials
Setup Schedule
Sunday-Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
3 days

CPT Code
87491

The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.

Notes
Please supply patient's birth date on Test Requisition Form for Public Health Department reporting. See Ur-Sure PLUS, test codes #7438U and #7438SW, if clinically indicated, for the detection of both Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae.






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