Chlamydia trachomatis/N. gonorrhoeae RNA TMA (GC and Chlamydia amplification,Neisseria gonorrhoeae and C. trachomatis)

Urine: Must be refrigerated and transferred into GEN-PROBE specimen transport within 24 hours. Vaginal/Endocerv/urethral Swabs: Collected directly into Gen-Probe Transport and stored at room temperature. Urine and genitalspecimens in transport are stable 30 days at room temp. Thin-Prep PAP vial: Stabile 14 days at room temp.

Test Code

Preferred Specimen
Urine, Vaginal, Endocervical, Urethral, Thin-Prep Vial

"Aptima collection devices have directions for collection with each device.Urine must be transferred into device with 24 hours of colletion.
Testing Frequency: Monday, Wednesday, Friday"

Transport Container
SPC, Specimen Container

Transport Temperature
Urine refrig within 24 hours, all other specimens rooms temp

Reject Criteria (Eg, hemolysis? Lipemia? Thaw/Other?)
Stability: 14-30 days once in Aptima Transport device-see comments

Gen-Probe APTIMA COMBO2 Assay is a nucleic acid amplification test for the detection of Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae.

The CPT Codes provided in this document 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 payor being billed. Any Profile/panel component may be ordered separately. Reflex tests are performed at an additional charge.