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93105: Chlamydia/neisseria Gonorrhoeae Rna, Tma, Urogenital (vcm) Print View
CtrachomatisRNA,TMA,Urog      
Ngonorrhoeae RNA,TMA,Urog      

PRIMARY
1 Urethral swab - VCM   Frozen - 30 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 14 Day(s)  
ALTERNATE
  Universal Transport Media   Frozen - 30 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 14 Day(s)  
  Endocervical swab - VCM   Refrigerated - 14 Day(s)/Frozen - 30 Day(s)  
  VCM Medium   Frozen - 30 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 14 Day(s)  

To screen for the infection with Neisseria gonorrhoeae and Chlamydia trachomatis in endocervical, vaginal, and urethral swabs from men and women.

Follow instruction in the VCM (Virus Chlamydia and Mycoplasma)
/Universal Transport medium (UTM) Specimen Collection Kit package
insert for collecting urogenital samples using these collection tubes.
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Collection Container: VCM

Please note: Results from the APTIMA(R) Combo 2 Assay should be
intrepreted in conjunction with other laboratory and clinical data
available to the clinician.

The APTIMA(R) Combo 2 Assay is not intended for the evaluation of
suspected sexual abuse or for other medico-legal indications.

For a complete list of assay limitations we recommend that you review
the manufacturers package insert, https://www.hologic.com/package-inse
rts/diagnostic-products/aptima-combo-2-assay-ctng
Setup Schedule
Sunday-Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
3 days

CPT Codes
87491,87591

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
Methodology: Kinetic, Transcription Mediated-Amplification
Transport Temperature: Refrigerated
Reject Criteria: Transport tubes with 2 swabs; Swab submitted in M4 transport media






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