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Test Code CCHLMC Chlamydia trachomatis Culture

Additional Codes

 

MAYO Test ID

FCTRC

EPIC Test ID

LAB2166

 

Method Name

Centrifugation-Enhanced Culture with Monoclonal Antibody Detection

Reporting Name

Chlamydia Trachomatis Culture

Specimen Type

Varies

Submit only one of the following specimens

 

Collect one of the following specimens in viral-chlamydia transport media (such as M4, M5, M6). Freeze immediately, ship frozen.

-endocervical swab

-urethral swab

-conjunctival swab

-rectal mucosa swab without feces

-nasopharynx/nasal swab

-throat swab

-vaginal swab

  • On children <12 years
  • On women with hysterectomy 

Note:

1)       Source required

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Varies Frozen 30 days

Reject Due To

Hemolysis:

NA

Thawing:

Warm reject; Cold OK

Lipemia:

NA

Icterus:

NA

Other:

Specimens submitted in Viral Transfer Media that do not support Chlamydia; wooden shaft and Calcium Alginate swabs; dry swabs; Transwabs or swabs in Bacterial Gel-based transport media; DNA Probe Transport; Tissues in formalin; Tissue in other fixative; Transports for Antigen Detection by EIA.

Reference Values

Not Isolated

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Saturday

Analytic Time

3 - 4 days

Performing Laboratory

Focus Diagnostics, Inc.

CPT Code Information

87110/culture, chlamydia, any source

87140/culture, typing; immunofluorescent method, each antiserum

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
FCTRC Chlamydia Trachomatis Culture In Process

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
Z0725 C. Trachomatis Culture 6349-5
Z2085 Source 31208-2