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Neisseria gonorrhoeae detection, amplified DNA

Test code: NGD
Order code: 8759100
CPT: 87591
Specimen type: Culture swab
Container: Serum (red) gel or lithium heparin (green) gel
Specimen volume:
Instructions: Approved specimens include 20.0 mL urine (first part not midstream) or M4 culture swab. For females collect 2 swabs, for males collect 1 small tip swab.
Note: No longer performed with Epic go-live. 12/16/14 CP
Transport: Refrigerated
Specimen minimum
Performed: Daily (Monday—Sunday)
Reference value:
Method: Polymerase chain reaction (PCR)

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