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Region II Infertility Prevention Project Chlamydia Test Turnaround Time Assessment Results March 2007 Region II IPP Meeting, May 2007.

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1 Region II Infertility Prevention Project Chlamydia Test Turnaround Time Assessment Results March 2007 Region II IPP Meeting, May 2007

2 Region II IPP Objective IPP Priority 3: Improve Appropriate and Timely Treatment for Persons Diagnosed with Chlamydial Infection and Their Partners. IPP Priority 3: Improve Appropriate and Timely Treatment for Persons Diagnosed with Chlamydial Infection and Their Partners. Regional Plan Objective 3A: At least every two years, assess turnaround time within lab to assure compliance with 3 business days (develop tracking system clinic to clinic). Regional Plan Objective 3A: At least every two years, assess turnaround time within lab to assure compliance with 3 business days (develop tracking system clinic to clinic).

3 Approach Study Participants Defined as: Study Participants Defined as: –Laboratories providing diagnostic support to project area Infertility Prevention Programs. How is TAT Defined: How is TAT Defined: –Part I. Time to Lab Number of days that have elapsed between specimen collection date and date specimen received in the lab. Number of days that have elapsed between specimen collection date and date specimen received in the lab. –Part II. Time in Lab Number of days that have elapsed between the date the specimen is received in the lab and the date that the lab sends the final report out. Number of days that have elapsed between the date the specimen is received in the lab and the date that the lab sends the final report out.

4 Methodology Electronic Data Submission Electronic Data Submission –Required data elements: For Record Identification: State FIP, Lab ID For Record Identification: State FIP, Lab ID For Assessment of TAT: Specimen collection date, Specimen Receipt Date (in Lab), Final result report date For Assessment of TAT: Specimen collection date, Specimen Receipt Date (in Lab), Final result report date Completion of TAT Assessment Table Completion of TAT Assessment Table Data was collected beginning with specimens received by the lab starting March 1, 2007 through March 31, 2007 Data was collected beginning with specimens received by the lab starting March 1, 2007 through March 31, 2007 Data was forward to Region II IPP Infrastructure and collated. Data was forward to Region II IPP Infrastructure and collated.

5 Preliminary Results: TAT Part 1 - Time to Lab TAT P1 Number of Specimens Reported by Lab NYS STD (CDD) EC DOH STD Lab Niagara Cty STD PR DOH PHL TOTAL <=1 day days days days days days 77 >30 days 00 TOTAL TAT Avg *2.5*

6 Preliminary Results: TAT Part 2 - Time in Lab TAT P2 Number of Specimens Reported by Lab NYS STD (CDD) EC DOH STD Lab Niagara Cty STD PR DOH PHL TOTAL <=1 day days days days days days 2222 >30 days 00 TOTAL TAT Avg *3.3*

7 Preliminary Results: TAT Specimen Collection to Result TAT TOTAL Number of Specimens Reported by Lab NYS STD (CDD) EC DOH STD Lab Niagara Cty STD PR DOH PHL TOTAL <=1 day 1449n/an/a 2 days n/an/a 3 days n/an/a 4-6 days n/an/a 7-14 days 1252n/an/a days n/an/a >30 days n/an/a TOTAL TAT Avg *5.8*

8 Preliminary Results: TAT Summary TAT 1: Time to Lab TAT 1: Time to Lab –Avg: 2.5 days (Range: 1 to 2.8) TAT 2: Time in Lab TAT 2: Time in Lab –Avg: 3.3 days (Range: 0 to 5.1 days) TAT Total: Time from Collection to Result TAT Total: Time from Collection to Result –Avg: 5.8 days (Range 2.8 to 7.5 days) –Avg: 2.8 days including NYC (Avg. 1.6 days)

9 Thank You! Alison Muse, NYSDOH Alison Muse, NYSDOH Myriam Garcia-Negron, PRDOH Myriam Garcia-Negron, PRDOH Scott Zimmerman, Erie County DOH Scott Zimmerman, Erie County DOH Gladys Schlanger, NYCDOH Gladys Schlanger, NYCDOH


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