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Test name:

Neisseria gonorrhoeae detection, amplified DNA

   
Test code: NGD
   
Order code: 8759100
   
CPT: 87591
   
Specimen type: Culture swab
   
Container: Serum (red) gel or lithium heparin (green) gel
   
Specimen volume:
   
Instructions: Approved specimens include 20.0 mL urine (first part not midstream) or M4 culture swab. For females collect 2 swabs, for males collect 1 small tip swab.
   
Note: No longer performed with Epic go-live. 12/16/14 CP
   
Transport: Refrigerated
   
Specimen minimum
volume:
   
Performed: Daily (Monday—Sunday)
Reference value:
   
Method: Polymerase chain reaction (PCR)
   

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