Chlamydia Trachomatis/Neisseria Gonorrhea
Chlamydia trachomatis, Neisseria gonorrhea
CT NG AMP PRB
BD Qx cervical swab (pink) or BD Qx male urethral swab (blue), Urine (dirty catch)
Thin prep sample
1 swab, 5 mL urine, 2 mL Thin prep
Storage and stability information:
BD Qx swab – Room temperature, 5 days
Urine – Refrigerated, 7 days
Thin Prep – Room temperature, 2 weeks
Strand Displacement Amplification
Negative for Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhea
C.trachomatis infections are the leading cause of sexually transmitted diseases in the United States. C.trachomatis is known to cause cervicitis, Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID), infant conjunctivitis, infant pneumonia, urethritis, epididymitis and proctitis. It is also the most frequent cause of non-gonococcal urethritis in men.
Neisseria gonorrhea (gonococci) is the causative agent of gonorrhea.