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93105: Chlamydia Trachomatis/neisseria Gonorrhoeae Print View
C. trachomatis RNA, TMA      
N. gonorrhoeae RNA, TMA      

PRIMARY
1 Urethral swab - VCM   Frozen - 30 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 14 Day(s)  
ALTERNATE
  Endocervical swab - VCM   Refrigerated - 14 Day(s)/Frozen - 30 Day(s)  
  Universal Transport Media   Frozen - 30 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 14 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, http://www.hologic.com//package-inse
rts/clinical-diagnostics-blood-screening/assays-and-tests/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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