: CHLAMYDIA / GC, AMPLIFIED PROBE
Test Discontinued. Order code: CNGAM
Synonym: CHLAMYDIA AMPLITUDE PROBE **** CHLAMYDIA, Amplified Probe **** CHLAMYDIA, URINE
Methodology: Isothermal amplification of Chlamydia trachomatis/Neisseria gonorrhea rRNA via a transcription-mediated assay (TMA).
Performed: Mon- Fri
Reported: 2 days
Collect: Urethral or cervical specimen in Gen-Probe Swab Colletion Kit (male or female). For urine samples, the patient should not have urinated for at least one hour prior to sampling. Instruct the patient to collect the first 20-30 mL of the urine stream in a urine cup. Larger volumes may dilute specimen. Female patients should not cleanse the labial area prior to collection.
Transport: Send urethral or cervical specimen in Gen-Probe Swab Colletion Kit (male or female) at 2-30°C. For urine samples, send 2 mL first void urine in urine chlamydia/GC transport vial (fill within the two black lines on the side of the tube) at 2-30°C.
Remarks: Testing is performed at the ND Public Health Lab for North Dakota residents only. PHL Test ID: GPZ
Stability: Genital: 30 days at 2-30°C. Urine: 30 days at 2-30°C.
Urine specimens can be transported to the laboratory at 2-30°C in the urine cup or the urine specimen transport tube. Urine specimens must be transferred into the specimen transport tube within 24 hours of collection.