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Test ID FNGS Neisseria gonorrhoeae Antibody, CF (Serum)

Specimen Required

Draw blood in a plain, red-top tube(s). Spin down and send 1 mL serum, refrigerated.


NOTE: Serum gel tube is acceptable, but must pour off into a plastic vial.


Method Name

Complement Fixation (CF)

Reporting Name

Neisseria gonorrhoeae Ab, CF Serum

Specimen Type


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum Refrigerated (preferred) 14 days
  Frozen  30 days
  Ambient  7 days

Reference Values

REFERENCE RANGE:            <1:8  Antibody not detected


INTERPRETIVE CRITERIA: <1:8  Antibody not detected

                                                ≥ 1:8  Antibody detected


Titers ≥ 1:8 suggest either gonococcal infection or asymptomatic colonization.  Antibodies recognizing Neisseria gonorrhoeae are apparently unprotective, since reinfection frequently occurs.


Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Friday

Performing Laboratory

Quest Diagnostics Infectious Disease

Test Classification

This test was developed and its performance characteristics have been determined by Focus Diagnostics. Performance characteristics refer to the analytical performance of the test.

CPT Code Information


LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
FNGS Neisseria gonorrhoeae Ab, CF Serum 9568-7


Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
Z0598 Neisseria gonorrhoeae Ab, CF 9568-7