Specimen Requirements


Chlamydia/Gonorrhoeae DNA PCR, Urine

Specimen Requirement

Urine in sterile urine container or Abbott Multi-collect specimen collection container. If using multi-collection kit, urine level must fall within the clear window of the specimen transport tube label.


PCR Multiplex assay using DNA amplification


Room Temp: 14 days; Refrigerate: 14 days; Frozen: 90 days

Reference Range


1-3 days

Clinical Use

The Neisseria gonorrhoea assay is a multiplex polymerase chain reaction (PCR) assay for the direct, qualitative detection of the plasmid DNA of Chlamydia trachomatis and the genomic DNA of Neisseria gonorrhoeae. This assay is used for the dual detection of the sexually transmitted disease pathogens, C. trachomatis and N. gonorrhoeae.

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