Neisseria gonorrhoea, Peritoneal Fluid by Gen-Probe


Sunquest Code:MGRNA  
Epic Code:LAB6547Epic Name:N. Gonnarrhoea Peritoneal Fluid
Order Instructions:For other sources, see Neisseria gonorhea, PCR (GCPCR)
CPT Code:87591
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Fri; results are reported within 1-4 days.
Special Instructions:Specimen source is required.
Compliance:

This test has been modified from the manufacturer's instructions. Its performance characteristics were determined by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements.



Collection Instructions

Specimen:Peritoneal fluids (pelvic wash; cul-de-sac fluid)
Optimal Volume:1 mL
Collection Instructions:Transfer specimen into the APTIMA Specimen Transfer Tube.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Store in refrigerator.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature within 30 days of collection.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (Mayo Medical Laboratories)
Referral Lab number:MGRNA


Interpretive

Reference Range:Negative. A positive result indicates the presence of rRNA of Neisseria gonorrhoeae.


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