Chlamydia trachomatis and Gonorrhoea Screening



Sample of choice in Males: urine in Aptima Collection device Females: Endocervical swab using Aptima Collection device. See weblink


Sexual health Screen or symptomatic patient

Sample Type

Urine, Urethral swab, High vaginal swab, Endocervical swab, Pharyngeal swabs, rectal swabs, Eye swab

Reference Range

Not Applicable

Turnaround Time

Within 3 days

Testing Frequency


External Notes

Positive results require further testing to confirm. Results TRT for Positive results up to 5days (av - 1.5days)

Patient Preparation

Samples may be stored at room temperature if APtima collection devices are used (swabs and Urine)

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Your contact for this test


Leeanne Tovey BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science, MSc Medical Microbiology

Acting Lead Laboratory Manager - Microbiology & Virology

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