Aptima® Multitest Swab Specimen Collection Kit

Consolidate sexual and vaginal health testing onto a single collection device.

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    Women’s health testing streamlined with just one swab.

    With innovative nucleic acid amplification test (NAAT) technology and a single collection device, the Aptima Multitest Swab simplifies testing and provides more answers for sexual and vaginal health.

    Accurate Detection and Diagnosis

    The Aptima Multitest Swab can be used to collect samples from a variety of specimen collection sites to provide accurate diagnosis for patients.

    CDC’s Recommended Collection Method

    The vaginal swab is the preferred collection method for chlamydia and gonorrhea1

    Identify More Infections

    Urine samples can miss up to 10% of underlying infections1
    Vaginal samples can miss fewer than 1% of infections*2

    Improve Patient Care

    Decrease patient callbacks for re-collection when reflex or add-on testing is ordered

    One Step Workflow

    The Aptima Multitest Swab with the penetrable cap offers laboratories the benefit of an automated workflow developed with laboratory professionals in mind.

    • Eliminate manual uncapping, recapping and specimen transfer
    • Reduce human error and repetitive motion injures
    • Protect against cross-contamination 
    • Feel reassured with guanidine free, non-toxic media 
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    Enhanced Workflow

    Streamline laboratory workflows with a collection device that directly loads on the Panther® system. 

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    Proven Performance

    Our portfolio offers a broad assay menu that provides timely and accurate results to empower patients to protect their sexual and reproductive health.

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    One Sample, Multiple Results

    Detect up to 7 infections and disease states with just one vaginal swab.2-6

    Aptima® Sexual & Vaginal Health Solution

    Learn how our tests help patients protect their sexual and reproductive health.

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    The Aptima Multitest Swab: Patient Collected Vaginal Specimen Collection

    Utilize this video for patient collected vaginal specimen collection with the Aptima Multitest swab.

      * Refer to individual assay package inserts for cleared specimen types and performance claims.
      CDC. Recommendations for the Laboratory-Based Detection of Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae. MMWR Recomm Rep. 2014;63(2). https://www.cdc.gov/std/laboratory/2014labrec/2014-lab-rec.pdf. 2. Aptima Trichomonas vaginalis Assay [package insert]. 503684, San Diego, CA; Hologic, Inc., 2020 3. Aptima Mycoplasma genitalium assay [package insert]. AW-17946, San Diego, CA; Hologic, Inc., 2022. 4. Aptima CV/TV assay [package insert]. AW-18812, San Diego, CA; Hologic, Inc., 2021. 5. Aptima BV assay [package insert]. AW-18811, San Diego, CA; Hologic, Inc., 2020. 6. Aptima Combo 2 Assay [package insert]. AW-20535, San Diego, CA; Hologic, Inc., 2021.