SureSwab® Trichomonas Vaginalis RNA, QL, TMA, Female - Urine Collection

Supply #A01 - APTIMA Urine Collection

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)

Preferred specimen(s):
Collection Guide: 

Supply: A01 - Aptima Urine Collection

Additional Test: Using Aptima Urine Collection

11636, CT/NG

Patient should not have urinated for at least 1 hour prior to specimen collection.

urine 1
Direct patient to provide first-catch urine (approximately 20 to 30 mL of initial urine stream) into urine collection cup free of any preservatives. Collection of larger volumes of urine may result in specimen dilution that may reduce test sensitivity. Female patients should not cleanse labial area prior to providing specimen.

Urine Collection2
Remove cap from urine specimen transport tube and transfer 2 mL of urine into urine specimen transport tube using disposable pipette provided. The correct volume of urine has been added when fluid level is between black fill lines on urine specimen transport tube label.

Urine Collection 3
Re-cap urine specimen transport tube tightly. This is now known as the “processed urine specimen.”

Transport container: Aptima transport tube

Transport temperature: Room temperature

Specimen stability:

  • Room temperature: 30 days
  • Refrigerated: 30 days
  • Frozen: 6 months

Reject criteria:

  • Male urine

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.