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Test Name:Chlamydia trachomatis, Miscellaneous Sources
Test Number:LAB8270
Collect:Aptima Unisex Swab (Eye, Rectal, Ocular or Oral)
MAYO Aptima Specimen Transfer Tube (Peritoneal Fluid)
Container: Aptima Unisex Swab or
MAYO - Aptima Specimen Transfer Tube
Processing:Submit entire specimen
Transport/Stability:Refrigerated (preferred)
Ambient: (OK)
Frozen (OK)
Alternate Names:CTO
Performing Lab:Mayo Medical Labs (MCRNA); R-MM
Days Set Up:Mo - Sa
Expected TAT:1 - 3 days
Ref. Ranges:Negative
Collection/
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:Aptima Unisex Swab Kit
Date Created:03/26/2008
Revised Date:11/07/2014