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Chlamydia nucleic acid detection
Lab code: ACT
 
Test Synonyms:
Chlamydia trachomatis nucleic acid amplification; Genprobe
 
Lab:
Microbiology
Inpatient Req:
Microbiology (#11854)  
Outpatient Req:
Clinical Labs (#83608)  
Specimen:
Microbiology
May be performed on urine or Gen-Probe swab. Collection kits available from lab. If urine is collected, transport urine to the lab at 2 to 30 degrees within 24 hrs. One collection swab can be used for both GC and Chlamydia assays. Please Note: A GenProbe collection kit is not required for urine samples. Collect no more than 20 ml of urine and send urine specimen in a sterile screw capped container.
Result Time:
1-4 days   Cost: $$
Reference Interval: