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Test Name:Chlamydia trachomatis, Miscellaneous Sources
Test Number:8270/CTO
Collect:APTIMA Collection Unisex Swab
Container:MAYO - Aptima Unisex Swab
Processing:Submit Entire Specimen
Transport/Stability:Refrigerated (preferred);
Ambient: OK
Frozen: OK
Alternate Names:
Performing Lab:Mayo Medical Labs (MCRNA)
Days Set Up:M - Sa
Expected TAT:1 - 3 Days
Ref. Ranges:Negative
Processing Details:
This test is used for specimens that are not FDA approved for this assay. Acceptable non-FDA-approved specimen types are ocular, oral/throat, anal or rectal swabs, and peritoneal fluid.
Specimens sent with no swab, two swabs, or non Gen-Probe swabs will be rejected.
NAT collection devices will be rejected.
Collection Instructions
Method:Transcription Mediated Amplification
CPT Codes:87491
Supply Connection:Mayo - Aptima Unisex Swab
Date Created:03/26/2008
Revised Date:01/09/2014