Aptima® Multitest swab

Women’s health testing made simple with the Aptima® Multitest Swab.



Can be used to collect samples from a variety of specimen collection sites.1

  • Vaginal swab
  • Throat swab
  • Rectal swab
  • Penile meatal swab
  • Genital lesion swab for HSV


Detect up to SEVEN infections and disease states with just one vaginal swab sample.2,3,4,5

  • Chlamydia
  • Gonorrhea
  • Mycoplasma genitalium
  • Trichomonas vaginalis
  • Bacterial vaginosis
  • Candida species
  • C. glabrata


  • Reduce patient callbacks for re-collection when reflex or add-on testing is ordered.
  • A single swab simplifies sample collection and streamlines office inventory.

Vaginal swab is the CDC’s preferred collection method for chlamydia and gonorrhea.6

The Aptima® Multitest Swab Specimen Collection Kit is indicated for use with the following assays:

FDA-Cleared Assays
  • Aptima Combo® 2 Assay (CT/NG)
  • Aptima® Mycoplasma genitalium Assay
  • Aptima® Trichomonas vaginalis Assay
  • Aptima® HSV 1 & 2 Assay
  • Aptima® BV Assay
  • Aptima® CV/TV Assay

“Self-collected vaginal swab specimens are equivalent in sensitivity and specificity to those collected by a clinician using NAATs, and women find this screening strategy highly acceptable.”7

CDC STD Treatment Guidelines, 2015 (chlamydia)

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