Synonyms: Amplicor?; Chlamydia/Gonococcus APTIMA, TMA; Chlamydia/Gonococcus LCR; Chlamydia/Gonococcus PCR; Chlamydia/Gonococcus Probe Tec, SDA

NOTICE: This is a component of the STD Panel 2 which may be more appealing then ordering this test alone.

Why It Is Done

Detect Chlamydia trachomatis
Detect Neisseria gonorrhoeae

Test Overview

Clamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae are the most common sexually transmitted diseases. Other guidelines have recommended Chlamydia screening for all women 15 to 25 for Chlamydia as well as testing pregnant women during their first trimester for both Chlamydia and Neisseria

How To Prepare

First-void urine (patient should not have urinated for one hour prior to specimen collection)

WARNING: If you test positive for any of these contagious diseases, the testing lab (NOT HTD) may be required by law to report your result to one or more government health agencies.