C.trachomatis, DNA / N.gonorrhoeae, DNA (Chlamydia Trachomatis/ Neisseria Gonorrhoeae, Amplification)

Use XPERT CTNG collection kits only.  Thin Prep Vials are NOT accepted for this test.  DO NOT use this test for suspected sexual abuse.  If abuse is suspected or result for legal case, GC/Chlamydia Culture is required.

Test Code

CPT Codes
87491 - CT 87591- NG

Preferred Specimen
Female: Endocervial Swab, Vaginal Swab or Urine
Male:  Urine

Specimen Stability
Urine is stable for 24 hrs room temp; refrigerated 6 days
Urine in transport tube: 30 days refrigerated; 3 days room temp
Female swabs: 60 days refrigerated or room temp

XPERT CT/NG is a qualitative real-time PCR for the detection and differentiation of Chlamydia trachomatis (CT) and/or Neisseria gonorrhoeae DNA.

Setup Schedule
7 days a week on day shift

Reference Range
Not Detected

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.