Aptima Multitest Swab Specimen Collection Kit

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 infections
  • Vaginal samples can miss fewer than 1% of infections

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

Enhanced Workflow

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

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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