Qualitative Transcription-mediated Amplification (TMA)
GC TMA; Gonococcus; Gonorrhea; Nucleic Acid Amplification Test (NAAT)
See Collection Instructions
Other Reference Test
Vaginal, male urethral, rectal, pharyngeal, or endocervical specimen with APTIMA Unisex Swab specimen collection kit; or First catch urine in a APTIMA Urine Transport Tube
Swab: Place blue swab in Swab Specimen Transport Tube, break shaft off at scoreline then recap tube. First Catch Urine: Transfer 2 mL urine to APTIMA Urine Specimen Transport Tube. Liquid level must be between fill lines on tube.
Room Temp: 2 Months (1 Month for Urine in APTIMA Urine Transport Tube); Refrigerated: 2 Months (1 Month for Urine in APTIMA Urine Transport Tube); Frozen: 1 Year
Complete an ARUP requisition and submit with specimen refrigerated. Indicate source in comments, on specimen and on requisition. Call Apollo Courier Service for pick up Monday-Friday.