Detects Chlamydia trachomatis L1-L3 serovars.
Qualitative Polymerase Chain Reaction
New York DOH Approval Status
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.
Tissues in optimal cutting temperature compound.
Specimen source required.
Ambient: 1 month; Refrigerated: 1 month; Frozen: 1 month
This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. It has not been cleared or approved by the US Food and Drug Administration. This test was performed in a CLIA certified laboratory and is intended for clinical purposes.
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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