Ordering Recommendation

Not recommended for routine detection of gonorrheal disease.

Mnemonic
N GONOR AB
Methodology

Semi-Quantitative Complement Fixation

Performed

Varies

Reported

3-7 days

New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
Collect

Plain Red or Serum Separator Tube (SST).

Specimen Preparation

Transfer 1 mL serum to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.5 mL)
Test is not performed at ARUP; separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.

Storage/Transport Temperature

Refrigerated. Also acceptable: Room temperature or frozen.

Unacceptable Conditions
Remarks
Stability

Ambient: 1 week; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 month

Reference Interval
Interpretive Data



No compliance statements are in use for this test.

Note
Hotline History
N/A
CPT Codes

86609

Components
Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
3001292 Neisseria gonorrhoeae Ab by CF, Serum 22430-3
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Aliases
  • GC Test
  • Gonococcal Antibodies
  • gonococcus
  • Gonorrhea
Neisseria gonorrhoeae Antibody by CF, Serum

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