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Test Code NGU Neisseria Gonorrhoeae DNA, Urine

Additional Codes

Ordering Mnemonic

NGU

 

 

Methodology

Nucleic acid amplification testing utilizing polymerase chain reaction (PCR)

 

Performing Laboratory

Holland Hospital Laboratory Services

Specimen Requirements

Submit the following specimen.

 

Urine (Males or Females) 

Container/Tube: Clean, dry container with a leakproof cap-Clean-catch specimen is not acceptable.

Specimen Volume: 5 mL to 30 mL of first-portion of voided urine

Collection Instructions: No preservative. Alternatively, urine can be transferred to the Cobas PCR media tubes Urine Sample Packet.

1. Patient should not have urinated for at least 1 hour prior to specimen collection.

2. Label container with patient’s name (first and last), date and actual time of collection, and type of specimen.

3. Indicate source of specimen.

4. Transport specimen at room temperature.

Specimen Transport Temperature

Room temperature

Reference Values

None Detected

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday, Wednesday, Friday

Test Classification and CPT Coding

87591