Chlamydia/Neisseria Gonorrhoeae RNA, TMA

Positive results for this test are reported to the CDC.

Fasting Required: No

Specimen: Urine. The patient should not have urinated for at least one hour prior to specimen collection. Female patients should not cleanse the labial area prior to providing the specimen.

Results: 7-10 business days

Description: Chlamydia & Gonorrhea are both extremely common STD's that can infect both men and women. Almost 75% of female infections and 50% of male infections do not have symptoms. A pregnant woman with chlamydia or gonorrhea can pass the infection to her baby during childbirth.

Includes: Chlamydia trachomatis, Neisseria gonorrhoeae

Methodology: Dual Kinetic Assay (DKA) • Target Capture • Transcription-Mediated Amplification (TMA)

Alternative Name(s): CT/NG APTIMA®, CT/GC APTIMA®, Hologic, CT/GC TMA, CT/NG TMA

Note: Result turnaround times are an estimate and are not guaranteed. Our reference lab may need additional time due to weather, holidays, confirmation/repeat testing, or equipment maintenance.