GC CHL THINPREP

Code
900.3265
Name
GC CHL THINPREP
Category
None
Department
Send-Out
Start Date
02/28/2012
Expiration Date
Synonyms
Thin Prep for GC and Chlamydia
CPT Codes
87491,87591
Site
SBMF
Reference Test
21250
ATLAS Test Code

Specimen Information

Type

See Special Instructions
Genital tract sample

Volume

All material from collection device(s) suspended in PreservCyt® solution

Transport Info

Room Temperature

Fasting Required?
False
Patient Instructions

Plastic screw-top vial containing 20.0 mL of ThinPrep preservative (PreservCyt® solution)

Patient Prep:
No douches 48-72 hours prior to test
Avoid collection of specimens during menstruation, periods of active bleeding, or inflammatory episodes
Do not use lubricant on the speculum (run speculum under water to ease insertion)
Rinse protective gloves to minimize starch granules

Reference Range

Reference Range:
Negative for Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae

Critical High Value:
Positive for Chlamydia trachomatis and/or Neisseria gonorrhoeae

Methodology

Target Capture

Clinical Significance

Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD)
Reportable Disease

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