Chlamydia trachomatis and Gonorrhoea Screening

Virology


Description

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


Indications

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

Daily


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)


Test Request Form

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Your contact for this test

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

Acting Lead Laboratory Manager - Microbiology & Virology

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