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Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae by Transcription-Mediated Amplification (TMA) with Reflex to Chlamydia trachomatis L serovars (LGV) by PCR
2013767
Ordering Recommendation

Preferred test to detect Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae. For positive C. trachomatis result, PCR testing for L1-L3 serovars is added.

Mnemonic
CGAMD LGVR
Methodology
Qualitative Transcription-Mediated Amplification/Qualitative Polymerase Chain Reaction
Performed
Sun-Sat
Reported
3-8 days
New York DOH Approval Status
Specimens from New York clients will be sent out to a New York DOH approved laboratory, if possible.
Submit With Order
ARUP Consult®
Disease Topics
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
Vaginal, rectal, cervical, or male urethral specimen with APTIMA Unisex Swab Specimen Collection kit (ARUP supply #28907) available online through eSupply using ARUP Connect™ or contact ARUP Client Services at (800) 522-2787.
Also acceptable: First catch urine. Refer to "Sample Collection for the Diagnosis of STD" under Specimen Handling at www.aruplab.com for specific specimen collection and transport instructions. 
Specimen Preparation
APTIMA Swab: Place blue swab in Swab Specimen Transport Tube, break shaft off at scoreline then recap tube.
First Catch Urine: Transfer 2 mL urine to an APTIMA Urine Specimen Transport Tube (ARUP supply #28908) available online through eSupply using ARUP Connect™ or contact ARUP Client Services at (800) 522-2787. Liquid level must be between fill lines on tube. 
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated. 
Unacceptable Conditions
Large white swab included in APTIMA Unisex Swab Specimen Collection kit is for preparatory cleaning of the endocervix and is unacceptable for testing. Specimens in swab transport media without a swab. 
Remarks
Specimen source is required. 
Stability
Ambient: 1 month; Refrigerated: 1 month; Frozen: 1 month 
Reference Interval
Test NumberComponentsReference Interval
0060243Chlamydia trachomatis by Transcription-Mediated Amplification (TMA)Negative
0060244Neisseria gonorrhoeae by Transcription-Mediated Amplification (TMA)Negative
2013768Chlamydia trachomatis L serovars (LGV) by PCRNot Detected

Interpretive Data
Refer to report.

Note
If Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae by TMA result is positive for Chlamydia trachomatis, then Chlamydia trachomatis L serovars (LGV) by PCR will be added. Additional charges apply.
CPT Code(s)
87491, 87591; If reflexed, add 87491
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
0060243C. trachomatis by TMA43304-5
0060244N. gonorrhoeae by TMA43305-2
0060755APTIMA Media Type74384-9
2005507Specimen Source31208-2
* Component test codes cannot be used to order tests. The information provided here is not sufficient for interface builds; for a complete test mix, please click the sidebar link to access the Interface Map.
Aliases
  • Chlamydia and GC TMA panel
  • Chlamydia/GC
  • CT/GC TMA Panel
  • CT/NG
  • Gonococcus
  • Gonorrhea
  • LGV
  • Lymphogranuloma Venereum
  • NAA
  • Nucleic Acid Amplification Test (NAAT)