Specimen Requirements

Title

CHLAMYDIA TRACHOMATIS AND NEISSERIA GONORRHOEAE DETECTION BY LIGASE CHAIN REACTION

Specimen Requirement

Methodology

Ligase Chain Reaction

Stability

Room Temp: 7 days; Refrigerated: 2 weeks

Reference Range

Negative

Turnaround

4-6 days

Clinical Use

Evaluate possible chlamydial and gonorrhoeae infection.

Test Code

1255