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Chlamydia trachomatis (CT) and Neisseria gonorrhoeae (NG) PCR

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Specimen Container

1) Sterile wide mouth container - for Urine specimen
2) Dual swab sample kit - for Genital specimens; e.g. cervical, vaginal
(refer to image below)

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Specimen Requirement

​1) Urine (first catch) 10-50 ml.
Patient must not have urinated within the past 1 hour.
2) Genital swab
The normal swab is for cleaning purposes and is to be discarded once used.
The flocked swab is for the actual specimen collection and should be sent to the laboratory in the collection tube.

Specimen Storage / Transport

​Send samples immediately to the laboratory at room temperature after collection or store at 4°C if delay is anticipated.
Fresh urine must reach the laboratory within 24 hours.



Orderable as STAT?


Turn Around Time

​3 - 5 working days

Reference Value(s)

Testing Laboratory Location



​Molecular Microbiology Laboratory

Contact Number

6394 1382

Day and Time Performed

Mon - Fri: 0800 hrs to 1800 hrs
Last specimen receipt time: 1730

Sat: 0800hrs to 1300 hrs
Last specimen receipt time: 1230

Sun: 0800 hrs to 1600 hrs
Last specimen receipt time: 1500

Orderable on CPOE?


Additional Information

​Please contact Dr Loo Liat Hui (Principal Medical Laboratory Scientist) or Mr Soong Han Yang (Medical Laboratory Scientist) at ext. 1382 if additional information is required.
These new swab sample kits will be issued to the various clinics and wards once the current stocks of the current Swab Sample Kit run out.Please contact 6394 1382.

Change History Notes



BA0048C Chlamydia trachomatis (CT) and Neisseria gonorrhoeae (NG) PCR CT NG

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