Detects Chlamydia trachomatis L1-L3 serovars.
Qualitative Polymerase Chain Reaction
Vaginal, rectal, cervical, urethral, genital, or penile swab with APTIMA Unisex Swab Specimen Collection kit (ARUP supply #28907) OR in Viral Transport Media (ARUP supply #12884) available online through eSupply using ARUP Connect™ or contact ARUP Client Services at (800) 522-2787.
Also acceptable: Urine. Refer to "Sample Collection for the Diagnosis of STD" under Specimen Handling at www.aruplab.com for specific specimen collection and transport instructions.
APTIMA Swab: Place blue swab in Swab Specimen Transport Tube, break shaft off at scoreline then recap tube.
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.
Swab in Viral Transport Media (UTM): Transfer swab to viral transport media.
Specimen source required.
Ambient: 1 month; Refrigerated: 1 month; Frozen: 1 month
Laboratory Developed Test (LDT)
This test detects but does not differentiate Chlamydia trachomatis L1-L3 serovars. Refer to the CDC website for STD treatment guidelines at: https://www.cdc.gov/std/treatment/default.htm.
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name||LOINC|
|2013769||CT LGV by PCR, Source||31208-2|
|2013770||CT LGV by PCR||21613-5|
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