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GC (Neisseria gonorrhoea) PCR (male)

About This Test

Department: Virology and Molecular Microbiology


Urine, swabs (specify anatomical site), COBAS transport medium,

Use collection kits provided and follow instructions on pack (Do Not refrigerate - store at room temperature)

Please note- urine samples are not suitable for females and will be rejected


Turnaround Time:

3 days

PCR for the detection of Neisseria gonorrhoea DNA in clinical samples

Note: samples are tested for both Neisseria gonorrhoeae and Chlamydia trachomatis in combination.

Other Comments:


Factors known to significantly affect results: Interfering factors include lubricants, hand sanitisers and talcum powder, and heavy bloodstaning may cause inhibition