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7440SW: Chlamydia trachomatis/N. gonorrhoeae rRNA PLUS [TMA]w/ reflex Confirm Print View
Neisseria gonorrhoeae rRNA TMA  Not detected   
Chlamydia trachomatis rRNA TMA  Not detected   

PRIMARY
1 Gen-Probe (Aptima) Swab 1 (1) mL   Frozen - 3 Month(s)/Refrigerated - 60 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 60 Day(s) Swab of endocervix or male urethra in Gen-probe Aptima Combo 2 media.///See Collection Instructions./// 
ALTERNATE
  Genprobe PACE Swab   Room Temperature - 7 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)/Frozen - 2 Month(s)  
  AutoCyte PREP Tube   Refrigerated - 6 Month(s)/Room Temperature - 28 Day(s)  
  ThinPrep Vial   Room Temperature - 21 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 21 Day(s) Use ThinPrep Pap Test Collection Kit and endocervical Broom/Brush///collection device./// 
  SurePath Vial   Room Temperature - 28 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 6 Month(s)  
  M4 Transport Media/Swab   Frozen - 60 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 4 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 4 Day(s)  
  Gen-Probe (Apt) Vag Swab   Frozen - 3 Month(s)/Refrigerated - 60 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 60 Day(s)  
  Universal Transport Media   Refrigerated - 4 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 4 Day(s)/Frozen - 60 Day(s)  

The most sensitive, rapid screen for Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae.

Swabs with wooden shafts are NOT acceptable.
1. Endocervical swab specimens (Genprobe):
Remove excess mucus from cervical os and surrounding mucosa
using cleaning swab (white shaft). Discard swab.
Insert specimen collection swab (blue shaft) into endocervical
canal. Gently rotate swab clockwise for 10-30 seconds in the
endocervical canal to ensure adequate sampling.
Withdraw swab carefully; avoid any contact with vaginal mucosa.
Immediately place specimen collection swab into transport tube.
Carefully break swab shaft at scoreline; use care to avoid
splashing of contents. Re-cap swab specimen transport tube tightly.
2. Male urethral swab specimens (Genprobe):
Patient should not have urinated for at least one hour prior to
sample collection. Insert specimen collection swab (blue shaft)
2-4 cm into urethra.
Gently rotate swab clockwise for 2-3 seconds in urethra to
ensure adequate sampling. Withdraw swab carefully.
Immediately place specimen collection swab into transport tube.
Carefully break swab shaft at scoreline; use care to avoid
splashing of contents.
Re-cap swab specimen transport tube tightly.
Specimen Transport & Storage (Genprobe):
After collection, store and transport swab specimen transport tube
at 2-30 C. Assay within 60 days of collection.
ThinPrep Pap Test Specimens:
Specimens collected using broom-type device and placed in Cytyc
PreservCyt Solution for use in making ThinPrep Pap Test slides can be
used for CT/GC testing. Collect specimens in routine manner; 4 mL
PreservCyt solution required for CT/GC test. PreservCyt specimens
stable 3 weeks ambient following collection and prior to processing.
Specimens in alternate transport media (M4, ThinPrep,
SurePath, culturette swabs) have been validated
by Quest Diagnostics Nichols Institute.


Rejection Criteria: BD ProbeTec Vials
Setup Schedule
Sunday-Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
Same day

CPT Code
87801

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
CPT Code: 87801 Please supply patient's birth date on Test Requisition Form for Public Health Department reporting. Screen detected results will automatically reflex to confirmatory testing for an additional fee (CPT codes 87491 and/or 87591)






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