SureSwab® Trichomonas Vaginalis RNA, QL, TMA, Female - Urine 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)
- Aptima® urine collection kit (yellow label)
- Aptima unisex swab specimen collection kit (white label)
- Aptima vaginal swab collection kit (orange label)
Supply: A01 - Aptima Urine Collection
Additional Test: Using Aptima Urine Collection
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.
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.
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
- Room temperature: 30 days
- Refrigerated: 30 days
- Frozen: 6 months
- 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.