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NEISSERIA GONORRHOEAE (GC) AND CHLAMYDIA TRACHOMATIS (CT) TESTING
Higene Hybrid Capture II
The Digene Hybrid Capture test for Chlamydia Trachomatis (CT) and Neisseria Gonorrhoeae (GC) test is a nucleic acid hybridization microplate assay with signal amplification that uses chemiluminescent detection. These tests are done together to confirm either Chlamydia Trachomatis or Neisseria Gonorrhoeae infections.
GC/Chlamydia testing must be done on a Digene cervical sampler vial. These are available through Dahl-Chase purchasing department. Cervical samplers may be held for up to 2 weeks after collection and shipped at room temperature.
Ordering GC/Chlamydia Testing
GC/Chlamydia testing is ordered on a Gyn Cytology form available through Dahl-Chase Diagnostic Services. Click here for the Cytology and Surgical Requisition to order this test.