Chlamydia trachomatis DNA

The APTIMA COMBO 2 Assay is a target amplification nucleic acid probe test that utilizes target capture for the in vitro qualitative detection and differentiation of ribosomal RNA (rRNA) from Chlamydia trachomatis (CT) and/or Neisseria gonorrhoeae (GC) to aid in the diagnosis of chlamydial and/or gonococcal urogenital disease.
Positive /Negative/Indeterminate
Sample type and Volume required: 
Vaginal, Rectal, Throat, Eye,Urethral, Cervical, Wound Swabs and Urine
Turnaround time: 
3 days
Special sample instructions: 

Use collection packs provided for Aptima NAAT testing

Time limit for extra tests: 
14 days
South London Specialist Virology Centre
Results: 02032996155 Medical Advice: 02032996298
King's College Hospital
Cheyne Wing, 2nd Floor (opposite Liver ITU)
Denmark Hill
London SE5 9RS

DX address: South London (PHL) Kings DX 6570200 Peckham 90SE
For clinical advice or interpretation of results, please contact the laboratory in the first instance.

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Last updated: 07/08/2015