Chlamydia is the most frequently reported bacterial sexually transmitted disease (STD)in the country. In 2002, over 800,000 cases of chlamydia were reported to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Gonorrhea is also a very common STD. The CDC estimates that more than 700,000 persons in the U.S. get new gonorrheal infections each year. The Urine Chlamydia and Gonorrhea Lab that will detect the presence of bacteriums Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae. Positive GC Chlamydia STD test results may require further evaluation by your physician.
Examination for Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae by nucleic acid amplification technology.
First-Void Urine needed - Patient should take first urine of the day to the lab or should not urinate for at least 1 hour prior to specimen collection.
Estimated turnaround for results is 3 business days.