Days Set Up
Monday - Friday
Analytic Time

1 day

Soft Order Code
GCU

Test Updated:

Synonyms

NEISSERIA GONORRHOEAE DNA, UR

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Test Overview

Test Methodology

DNA Amplification by Strand Displacement Amplification

Test Usage

Detection of Neisseria gonorrhoea in male or female urine specimens.

Reference Range

Negative

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

Specimen Requirements

Collection

Patient should not void for at least 1 hour prior to specimen collection. Collect the first 20 to 60 mL of voided urine into a sterile plastic container. Using a pipette, transfer 2 - 3 mL of urine into a BD ProbeTec Urine Preservative Transport (UPT) tube; fluid levels should be between black arrows on the fill window of the UPT label. Urine should be transferred to UPT within 8 hours of collection if stored a room temperature or within 24 hours if kept refrigerated. A specimen collected during menses is acceptable.

Normal Volume
2 - 3 mL urine in UPT or sterile cup
Minimum Volume
2 - 3 mL urine in UPT or sterile cup

Billing Information

CPT Code
87591
Pro Fee Code
 
LOINC
21416-3

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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.