PCR STI, nucleic acid amplification

CPT Code

87491 87496 87511 87529 87563 87591 87661 87798

Specimen Type


Container Type

Sterile Specimen ContainerESWABUrine Preservative Tiger Top


Sterile Specimen Container or ESWAB-Room Temperature- 48 hours, 2-8°C, 72 hours, Preservative Tiger Top-Room Temperature-72 hours, 2-8°C, 5 days

Handling Instructions

Refrigerate if possible

Clinical Notes

The purpose of this assay is to detect sexually transmitted infections from urine specimens by RT-PCR.