Test Details

Mnemonic

MGENR

Ordering Code

3400808

CPT-4 Code(s)

87563

Specimen Information

Collect

Swab

Specimen Preparation

Endocervical or male urethral swab collected in an Aptima® Unisex Swab Specimen Collection kit Or Vaginal or penile metal swab in Aptima® Multitest swab specimen collection kit.

Alternate Specimen

Urine: 2.0 mL male or female urine collected in an Aptima® Urine Collection Kit. Minimum Volume: 2.0 mL

Transport Temperature

Room temperature

Rejection Criteria

Transport tube with 2 swabs
Transport tubes with non-aptima® swabs
Swab transport tubes with no swab
Swab submitted in non-Aptima® transport containers
Urine sample where fluid level is not between the black fill lines
Urine submitted in non-Aptima® transport containers

Stability

Swabs:
Room temperature: 60 days
Refrigerated: 60 days
Frozen: 90 days

Urine:
Room temperature: 30 days
Refrigerated: 30 days
Frozen: 90 days

Methodology

Transcription-Mediated Amplification (TMA)
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Reference Range

Not detected
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Performing Laboratory

Quest SJC
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New York DOH Approval Status

Yes
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