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Method

All requests for Chlamydia trachomatis PCR are also tested for Neisseria gonorrhoeae.

All Neisseria gonorrhoeae positives are confirmed by  a second PCR or culture

External Price$35.91(Exclusive of GST)
  

Specimen Collection

 
Specimen Collection Protocols

Swab Identification Guide

1.Use Multicollect swab system for all sites. The Multicollect swab system contains a tube with transport medium and a swab for collection. Follow collection instructions. Supplies available from Canterbury Health Laboratories

2.Urine First catch urine in sterile urine pottle 10-20ml recommended volume

Patient SpecimenGenital swabs/first catch urines/ eyes
Sample Delivery to LabKeep at 4C.
Aliquot Transport to CHL Fridge 4C.
  

CHLabs Laboratory

 
DepartmentMicrobiology-Serology
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Contact Phone Number 03 3640 416 x80416
Test AvailabilityMon - Fri, business hours only
Turnaround Time1 - 3 days
Interpretation

All positive N.gonorrhoeae PCR should have swabs collected for culure and antibiotic sensitivity.

Additional Information

Suitable samples Male & female - first catch urine.

Male - urethra swab.

Female - cervix ,urethra

Eyes

 

 

 

All enquiries please contact Virology/Serology, Canterbury Health Laboratories

Ext 80355

 

Delphic Number Test Number7468

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