Days Set Up
Tuesday-Friday and Sunday
Analytic Time

Tuesday-Friday and Sunday TAT 1 day
Specimens received on Friday or Sunday afternoon TAT 2 days

MiChart Code
Chlamydia trachomatis-Neisseria gonorrhoeae RNA (Swab)
Soft Order Code
CHLGC

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Synonyms

Chlamydia trachomatis RNA Amplification
CT RNA Amplification
GC RNA Amplification
GC
Neisseria gonorrhoeae RNA Amplification
GCI
PCRGC
PCRCHL
NEISSERIA GONORRHOEAE DNA
CHLAMYDIA TRACHOMATIS DNA
CHL
CHLI

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Test Overview

Test Methodology

Aptima Combo 2 target amplification nucleic acid probe test that utilizes target capture for the in vitro qualitative detection and differentiation of ribosomal RNA (rRNA) from Chlamydia trachomatis (CT) and/or Neisseria gonorrhoeae (GC).

Test Usage

Detection of Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae in male or female urogenital specimens.

Reference Range

Negative

* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.

Specimen Requirements

Vaginal Aptima Swab Kit
Normal Volume
1 swab
Minimum Volume
1 swab

Billing Information

CPT Code
87491, 87591
Pro Fee Code
 
Insurance Auth Info
 
LOINC
64017-7

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Quality that sets us apart

As the reference laboratory division of Michigan Medicine's Department of Pathology, MLabs shares the institution's commitment to applying established quality principles to clinical laboratory testing. Like other large organizations in complex, consequential fields, we rely on an established approach to monitor quality throughout the testing process.