|Mnemonic: ||[Unlisted Lab]|
|Name: ||Chlamydia/Neisseria (GC) by TMA, Oropharyngeal, Rectal, Male Urethral (Unlisted Lab)|
|Specimen: ||*** IMPORTANT***---This test is no longer avaiable at ARUP. We will be sending these to state HETL lab Please order as an Unlisted_Lab Collect rectal, or oropharyngeal specimen with APTIMA Unisex Swab Specimen Collection kit.|
Specimen Preparation: Place blue swab in Swab Specimen Transport Tube, break shaft off at scoreline then recap tube.
Label all samples with the patient's name, date of collection, DOB or MRN AND sample collection site.
|Transport Temp: ||Refrigerated|
|Spec Stability: ||Stable 2 months refrigerated.|
|Note: ||This test may be used for male urethral samples. Note that first void urine samples are recommended for routine screening of male patients for chlamydia/GC; refer to the alternative CT/NG NAT procedure.|