Label Mnemonic: GCMN
Epic Lab Code: LAB2848
Downtime Form: A-1a Doctor/Provider Orders - Pathology Core and Specialty Care Nursery
Commercial Mail-out Laboratory
5231 RCP
Urine (males) or Urine (females)
Specimen Instructions:
Collect random urine in sterile urine collection container. Transfer to random urine yellow top tube (no additive). Fill tube. Deliver to laboratory immediately.

Female patient should not cleanse the labial area prior to urination. Patient should not have urinated for at least one hour prior to collection. Instruct patient to provide a first-catch urine, approximately 20-30 mL of the initial urine stream. Collection of larger urine volume may reduce test sensitivity.

Testing is ONLY for male or female In-Vitro Fertilization (IVF) patient.
Collection Medium:
Sterile Container Yellow top round bottom tube (no additive)
Recommended minimum urine (male/female patients): 15-20 mL random urine Absolute minimum urine (male/female patients): 10 mL random urine
Delivery Instructions:
Deliver to laboratory immediately after collection.
Turn Around Time:
4 days upon receipt at reference laboratory
Reference Range:
Chlamydia trachomatis (Chlamydia): Negative Neisseria Gonorrhoeae (Gonorrhea): Negative
Collection kits for urine are available from Specimen Control, 6240 RCP, 356-3527.
Chlamydia trachomatis (Chlamydia): Aptima GenProbe-urine (male and/or female) Neisseria Gonorrhoeae (Gonorrhea): Aptima GenProbe-urine (male and/or female)
CPT Code:
87491 Chlamydia trachomatis (Chlamydia); 87591 Neisseria Gonorrhoeae (Gonorrhea)