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​Chlamydia trachomatis Nucleic Acid Amplification Test (NAAT)


Clinical Microbiology

​Ordering Recommendations

​Specimen Requirements​

  • Endocervical swab
  • Urethral swab (male)
  • Vaginal swab
​ContainerEndocervical/Urethral Swab

Vaginal Swab

​Collection Procedure
  • Stable in transport media at room temperature for 30 days
Grounds for Rejection​

Testing Information​ ​

  • ​Shipped weekdays to SDCL from St. Paul’s Hospital Laboratory
Testing Site​
  • ​Saskatchewan Disease Control Laboratory (SDCL), Regina
Results Reporting​
​Clinical Interpretation
Additional Comments
  • Chlamydia trachomatis Nucleic Acid Amplification Test (NAAT) and Neisseria gonorrhoeae Nucleic Acid Amplification Test (NAAT) are performed simultaneously on all specimens
  • Refer to SDCL Compendium of Tests for other Special Handling Instructions
​SHR LIS Test Code
  • CLECU (For Lab Use Only)

Test Ordering Requirements​

Forms RequiredAcute Care


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Laboratory Controlled Document LSM-867 v1

Last Modified: Wednesday, September 7, 2016 |
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