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NG, GC, gonococcus, Aptima
ANALCYTGCCT - Anal Gonorrhea/Chlamydia with cytology GCCTI - Gonorrhea/Chlamydia by Incyte Swab GCCTURINE - Gonorrhea/Chlamydia by Aptima Urine Kit
ANALCYTGCCT - Anal Gonorrhea/Chlamydia with cytology
GCCTI - Gonorrhea/Chlamydia by Incyte Swab
GCCTURINE - Gonorrhea/Chlamydia by Aptima Urine Kit
Endocervical, vaginal, throat, rectal, or male urethral swabs; urine collection from male or female patients
Urine: Transfer 2 mL of first-catch urine sample to the Aptima Urine Specimen Transport Tube.
Endocervical swabs: Incyte swab (preferred) or Aptima Unisex Collection kit.
Male urethral swabs: Aptima Unisex Collection kit.
Vaginal Swabs: Incyte swab (preferred) or Aptima Multitest Swab Collection kit.
Throat or rectal swabs: Aptima Multitest Swab Collection kit.
Complete the Incyte Diagnostics requisition with the patient's demographics and relevant clinical history. Label specimen container with the patient's full first and last name, second unique identifier, and specimen source/site.
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Improper or inadequate , specimen in expired or incorrect collection vials. In a urine collection, the liquid level must fall between the two black indicator lines on the tube label or the specimen will be rejected. Vials with no swab, swabs that are not part of the collection, and specimens received in incorrect fixative (such as formalin). Orders off ThinPrep specimens .
APTIMA Combo 2 nucleic acid amplification (NAA)
Specimen is retained for 21 days from initial testing
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Positive results are reported to the Health Department in accordance with state law.