GC BY DNA AMPLIFICATION, SWAB

Code
801.2010
Name
GC BY DNA AMPLIFICATION, SWAB
Category
None
Department
Molecular
Start Date
Expiration Date
Synonyms
GC DNA PROBE
CPT Codes
87591
Site
Main Lab
Reference Test
ATLAS Test Code

Specimen Information

Type

DNA Probe Collection Kit

Volume

Transport Info

Room temp
7 day stability

Fasting Required?
False
Patient Instructions

Female: Endocervical, Male: Urethral.
Female: “Culturette Direct” Cleaning-Collection and Transport System.
Male: “Mini-Tip Culturette Direct” Collection and Transport System.

Reference Range

Negative for Neisseria gonorrhoeae (GC).
Critical: Positive for Neisseria gonorrhoeae (GC).

Methodology

Transcript Mediated Amplification

Clinical Significance

Detect Neisseria gonorrohoeae.

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