SureSwab® Trichomonas Vaginalis RNA, QL, TMA, Female - Unisex CollectionMain Content
Test code: 19550
Note: For male specimens, see Trichomonas Vaginalis RNA, Qualitative TMA, Males (test code 90801).
CPT code(s): 87661
Methodology transcription: Mediated amplification (TMA)
|T. vaginalis RNA, QL TMA||Not detected|
This test was performed using the Aptima® Trichomonas vaginalis Assay (GEN-PROBE®).
Alternative name(s): Urine Trichomonas, Vaginitis, Trichomoniasis
Additional preferred specimen(s):
Supply: 180030 Aptima Unisex Collection
Additional Tests with Aptima Unisex as Preferred Specimen Colleciton Device:
16898, SureSwab®, Bacterial Vaginosis DNA, Quantitative, Real-Time PCR
16494, SureSwab, Candidiasis, PCR
Use cleaning swab (white shaft swab with red printing) to remove excess mucus from cervical os and surrounding mucosa. Discard this swab.*
Insert collection swab (blue shaft swab with green printing) into endocervical canal. Gently rotate swab clockwise for 10 to 30 seconds to ensure adequate sampling. Withdraw swab carefully; avoid any contact with vaginal mucosa.
While holding swab in hand, unscrew the tube cap. Do not spill tube contents. If the tube contents are spilled, discard and get a new APTIMA Unisex swab transport tube. Immediately place swab into transport tube so that the tip of the swab is visible below tube label. Carefully break swabs shaft at the score line against the side of the tube. Discard top portion of swab shaft.
Re-cap swab specimen transport tube tightly.
Transport container: Aptima transport tube
Transport temperature: Room temperature
- Room temperature: 60 days
- Refrigerated: 60 days
- Frozen: 6 months
- Male urethral swab
For additional supply or collection device information, please contact DLO's Customer Service at (800) 891-2917, option 2.
The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payor being billed.