Neisseria gonorrhoeae

Container: Aptima Tubes - sample type specific

Sample type: Aptima Swab

Test name: Neisseria gonorrhoeae
NAAT a.k.a. GC NAAT, Gonorrhoea Aptima

Condition / Indication: Gonohorrea

Special precautions & notes: Swabs must be received in the appropriate Aptima tube. The following sample types can be tested however they have not been validated by the manufacturer for use: Eye swabs, Rectal swabs, Throat swabs. Please ensure urine samples are filled between the two black lines. A male urethral swab or female endocervical or vulval-vaginal swab.

Sample required: Swab in aptima tube

Test information required: Patient name, sex and age, Laboratory number

Container: Aptima Tubes - sample type specific

Alternative container: Aptima tube (Yellow)

Ideal volume (mL): 1 tube

Referred outside NBT for analysis? no

Discipline: Virology

Section: Molecular

Turnaround time: 3 days


Hologic Aptima