Department: 
Microbiology
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Tube Colour: 
Swab - Pink Lid Xpert CT/NG Vaginal / Endocervical Specimen Collection Kit
Pseudonyms: 
Neisseria gonorrhoea PCR
Test Code: 
CTNGX
Availability: 
Daily (Mon - Fri)
Collection Requirements: 
Urethral swab(fine), rectal, genital, endocervical, vaginal, Swabs must be sent in a Pink lid Xpert CT/NG Vaginal / Endocervical Specimen collection kit. Collection kits are available from Specimen Reception, Pathology.
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
Sw
Fee: 
Initial tests are Medicare rebatable. Fees may apply if further testing is required.
Reference Range: 
Notes: 
Specimen should also be taken for Chlamydia detection. ABBOTT multicollection specimen collection kit available from pathology central specimen reception.