Days Set Up
Monday - Friday
Analytic Time

1 day

Soft Order Code
GCO

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Test Overview

Test Methodology

DNA Amplification by Strand Displacement Amplification

Test Usage

Detection of Neisseria gonorrhoeae in male or female oral specimens.

Reference Range

Negative

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

Specimen Requirements

Collection

A single swab from a urogenital specimen can be used for both Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae DNA amplification. Swab oral site. Insert the swab all the way into the transport media immediately after specimen collection and bend the shaft of swab against the tube to break shaft; it is scored to break easily if the swab is inserted completely into transport. TIGHTEN LID OF TRANSPORT TUBE SECURELY TO PREVENT LOSS OF FLUID. The following specimens are unacceptable: white shaft cleaning swabs, wooden swabs, or Calgiswabs.

Normal Volume
1 swab
Minimum Volume
1 swab

Billing Information

CPT Code
87591
Pro Fee Code
 
LOINC
 

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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.