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Chlamydia trachomatis (CT) NAATCombined CT/ Neisseria gonorrhoeae (GC) NAAT

Reference Range


Sample Required
• First-catch urine• Genital swabs (urethral, cervical, vulvo-vaginal and rectal) • Extra-genital swabs (throat or conjunctival)

Sample Container
Urine in sterile universal container

Sample Collection
BD ProbTec™ sample collection kit (male/female)

Transport to the laboratory on the day of collection or store overnight at room temperature

Turnaround Time
5 days


The laboratory is not UKAS accredited for the confirmatory Chlamydia trachomatis  test by PCR due to a change in platform.

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