Aptima 2 Combo Assay for Chlamydia/Gonorrhea

Infectious Disease Core Test Offerings

TURN AROUND TIME

1 Day Tue-Sat

TEST INFO

SAMPLE INFO

Test Name
Aptima 2 Combo Assay for Chlamydia/Gonorrhea
Alternate Name(s)
  • Aptima CT/GC
Test Site
  • Colorado
Test Description
The Aptima Combo 2 Assay is a target amplification nucleic acid probe test that utilizes target capture for the in vitro qualitative detection and differentiation of ribosomal RNA from Chlamydia trachomatis (CT) and/or Neisseria gonorrhoeae (GC) in urine.
CyberLAB Test Info

Test Name

Test #

IDM PROFILE #315

3676

10 mL Sterility-1

3678

Method Description
  • Transcription Mediated Amplification(TMA)
FDA Cleared / Approved
Yes
STAT Allowed
No
Download(s)
Draw Status

Living

Sample Volume
Minimum Sample Volume
  • Aptima Urine Tube: 2 mL. Level must fall between indicator lines on tube
Sample Type
Acceptable
  • Urine - Aptima Urine Collection Kit for Male and Female Specimens
Sample Handling
Specimens still in the primary collection container must be transported to the lab at 2-30°C. |Urine samples must be transferred into the Aptima urine specimen transport tube within 24 hours of collection. |Urine in the Aptima tube may be stored at 2-30°C for up to 30 days after collection.
Sample Stability
  • Urine - Aptima Transport Tube - Ambient or Refrigerated, 2°-30°C – Up to 30 Days
  • Urine - Primary Container - Ambient or Refrigerated, 2°-30°C – Up to 24 Hours
Transport
  • Urine - Ambient or Refrigerated, 2°-30°C – Up to 30 Days
Notes
Liquid level in the urine transport tube must fall between the two black indicator lines on the tube label, or the specimen will be rejected.