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Chlamydia nucleic acid (female samples)

About This Test

Department: Virology and Molecular Microbiology


Cervical or vaginal swabs

COBAS transport medium (Do Not refrigerate - store at room temperature)

Use collection pack provided

Please note- urine samples are not suitable for females and will be Rejected


Turnaround Time:

3-5 days

Nucleic acid amplification test for detection of Chlamydia trachomatis in clinical samples.

Note: samples are tested for both Neisseria gonorrhoeae and Chlamydia trachomatis in combination.

Other Comments:

More details here

If processing is delayed, store at ambient temperature.

Measurement units: Not applicable
Clinical decision points: Interpretive comments included in report
Factors known to significantly affect results: Interfering factors include lubricants, hand sanitisers and talcum powder
Reference Lab: n/a