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 Field Name  Data Description
Test Name  NEISSERIA GONORRHOEAE (PCR)
Code  GCPCR
CPT Code  87591 Neisseria Gonorrhoeae
Last Modified  1/27/2017 8:42:00 AM
Test Name  NEISSERIA GONORRHOEAE - DNA PROBE (10139)
Synonyms  GC, GC PCR
Patient Preparation  
Spec. Requirements  Endocervical, vaginal, Urine
Tube  Cepheid copan collection swab, or urine collection device
Collection Volume  Endocervical or vaginal Cepheid swab or 3 mL non-clean catch urine
Storage  Swab 2 - 30 C for 3 days
Routine TAT  8 hours upon receipt at Northcentral Hospital Lab
STAT TAT  2 hours upon receipt at Northcentral Hospital Lab
Days Test Performed  SUNDAY-SATURDAY
Performed by BHS  North Central Baptist
See Availability  
Reference Lab  N/A
Reference Lab Code  
Clinical Use  
Reference Range  NEGATIVE
Critical Value  
Testing Sample Type  Endocervical, vaginal, Urine
Min Lab Testing Volume  
Special Handling  Urine specimen must not be clean catch, first catch of the day is preferred. Transferred to Cepheid urine collection device within 24 hours if at room temperature.
Lab Notes  
Methodology  RT-PCR - Real-Time PCR
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