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Trichomonas vaginalis by NAAT

Lab Section: 

Microbiology

 

Lab Location: 

Main Lab

Test ID: 

LAB8966

 

Methodology: 

Target amplification nucleic acid probe

Schedule: 

Daily

Reported: 

48 hours

Specimen Requirements: 

Collection: Aptima (Hologic) Collection device for genital or urine
Aptima Unisex also acceptable.
Urine specimens may be sent in sterile containers
Transport: Samples should arrive the same day they are collected.
Unacceptable conditions: White cleansing swab submitted in collection tube or non-Aptima collection device

One collection device may be used for Trichomonas NAAT as well as LAB1376 N. gonorrhoeae / Chlamydia trachomatis NAAT

 

Notes: 

For Genital collection: 2 swabs are included in the kit. The white swab is a cleansing swab and should NOT be included in the tube with the blue sample swab.

Reference Interval: 

Negative

CPT Code(s): 

87661

Last Changed: 

12/28/2016 12:30:19

Last Reviewed: 

9/1/2017 1:43:30 PM