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Test Code MCTGC Miscellaneous Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae by Nucleic Acid Amplification

Secondary ID

43721

Useful For

Detection of Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae

Profile Information

Test ID Reporting Name Available Separately Always Performed
MCRNA C. trach, Misc, Amplified RNA Yes Yes
MGRNA N. gonorr, Misc, Amplified RNA Yes Yes

Testing Algorithm

This test is used for specimens that are not FDA approved for this assay. Acceptable non-FDA-approved specimen types are ocular, oral, anal or rectal swabs, and peritoneal fluid.

Method Name

Transcription Mediated Amplification

Reporting Name

Misc C trach/N gonor Amplified RNA

Specimen Type

Varies


Specimen Required


Specimen source is required.

 

Submit only 1 of the following specimens:

 

Swab specimen must be collected using an APTIMA Collection Unisex Swab (T583) or APTIMA Collection Vaginal Swab (T584). These swabs are contained in the APTIMA Collection Kit.

 

Supplies:

APTIMA Collection Unisex Swab (T583)

APTIMA Collection Vaginal Swab (T584)

APTIMA Specimen Transfer Tube (T652)

Specimen Type: Oral/throat or ocular (corneal/conjunctiva) or rectal/anal

Container/Tube: APTIMA Swab Collection System (T583)

Specimen Volume: Swab

Collection Instructions:

1. Swab site using APTIMA Collection Unisex Swab (T583).

Note: The white swab provided within the collection kit is a cleaning swab and should not be used for collection. Discard the white cleaning swab.

2. Place swab in transport tube provided in collection kit. Snap off swab at score line so swab fits into closed tube.

3. Cap tube securely, and label tube with patient's entire name, and date and time of collection.

4. Transport swab container to laboratory and store (refrigerated is preferred) within 60 days of collection.

 

Specimen Type: Peritoneal fluid (pelvic wash, cul-de-sac fluid)

Container/Tube: APTIMA Specimen Transfer Tube (T652)

Specimen Volume: 1 mL

Collection Instructions:

1. Transfer specimen into the APTIMA Specimen Transfer Tube (T652) within 24 hours of collection.

2. Cap tube securely, and label tube with patient's entire name, and date and time of collection.

3. Transport APTIMA Specimen Transfer Tube to laboratory (refrigerated is preferred) within 30 days of collection.


Specimen Minimum Volume

Peritoneal Fluid: 1 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Varies Refrigerated (preferred)
  Ambient 
  Frozen 

Reject Due To

Hemolysis

NA

Lipemia

NA

Icterus

NA

Other

Sources other than those listed above

Reference Values

Negative

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Saturday, Varies

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Medical Laboratories in Rochester

Test Classification

This test has been modified from the manufacturer's instructions. Its performance characteristics were determined by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements. This test has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

CPT Code Information

MCRNA – 87491

 

MGRNA - 87591

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
MCTGC Misc C trach/N gonor Amplified RNA In Process

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
SRC11 SOURCE: 31208-2
SRC22 SOURCE: 31208-2
34507 C. trach, Misc, Amplified RNA 43304-5
34508 N. gonorr, Misc, Amplified RNA 43305-2