Department of Pathology
and Laboratory Medicine

Akron Children's Hospital
One Perkins Square
Akron, OH 44308
Laboratory
Ph: (330) 543-8573
Fax: (330) 543-3659

LABORATORY TEST REQUISITION


PATIENT INFO
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TESTS REQUESTED
Test Name: ICD9 Code: (required)
1. Chlamydia trachomatis Amplified Probe   
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SPECIMEN INFO
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Test Information for Chlamydia trachomatis Amplified Probe
CPT Code: 87491

Specimen Type: Cervical or urethral swab in BD-ProbeTec collection kit or urine

Tube Type/Collection Container: Specimen container

Collection Volume: One swab in BD-ProbeTec tube with at least 1.5 mL of liquid, 20.0-60.0 mL urine (first-void, NOT midstream)

Cause for rejection: Swab: not in specific BD-ProbeTec tube, swab removed from tube, 2 swabs in one tube thereby soaking up liquid and making test QNS to run. Grossly bloody specimen. Urine: >60 mL decreases sensitivity of test

Storage: Refrigerated

Availability: Mon-Fri (0800-1700)

Methodology: Amplified DNA probe technique specific for Chlamydia trachomatis

Special Instructions: Test is FDA approved for genital and urine specimens only. Amplified DNA probe methodology only used at CHMCA for high prevalence populations. This method is not acceptable for forensic cases (e.g. rape or child abuse). Grossly bloody specimens may affect result. Obtain collection kits from CCL or Viro. Pink = Female; Blue = Male Urine must be first-void, not midstream; >60.0 mL will decrease sensitivity of the test.

TAT: 24-72 hrs


Lab/Phone: 330-543-8576

Additional Info: Positive results called and reported to ODH

Transport specimens to processing area of the laboratory in an appropriate container. Additional information is available from Cindy Maurer at (330)543-8689.

SHIP TO:
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
CCL
Akron Children's Hospital
One Perkins Square
Akron, OH 44308


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