Imperial Collage Healthcare

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


Lab Code : CHLAG or GCCHL


Reference Range

N/A


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)


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


Turnaround Time
5 days


Notes
Suspected LGV cases are referred to the Sexually Transmitted Bacteria Reference Laboratory, Public Health England, for confirmation.

The laboratory is not UKAS accredited for the secondary test performed on positive Neisseria gonorrhoeae (GC) NAAT screening tests.
See here for further information

 


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