Neisseria gonorrhoea, Peritoneal Fluid by Gen-Probe

Abbrev Code:MMMISC   
Order Code:LAB4909Order Name:N. Gonnarrhoea Peritoneal Fluid
Order Instructions:For other sources, see Neisseria gonorrhea, PCR (GCPCR)
CPT Codes: 87591 x1
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Fri; results are reported within 1-4 days.
Special Instructions:Specimen source is required.

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
Container:Aptima Specimen Transfer tube
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


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

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