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Trichomonas Swab - TMA

Order Name Trich Swab
Test Number 6910121
Revision Date 06/08/2018
Test Name Methodology LOINC Code
Trichomonas Swab
Transcription-Mediated Amplification 69937-1 
SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS
Specimen Specimen Volume (min) Specimen Type Specimen Container Transport Environment
Preferred Swab Swab APTIMA Multitest Swab kit Ambient / Refrigerated
Alternate 1 Swab Swab APTIMA Unisex Swab Collection kit Ambient / Refrigerated
Instructions Vaginal swab in APTIMA Multitest swab collection kit, or endocervical or male urethral swab in APTIMA Unisex Swab Specimen Collection kit. Place swab in Swab Specimen Transport Tube, break shaft off at scoreline then recap tube.
Stability: Room Temperature 30 Days, Refrigerated 30 Days, Frozen: N/A
GENERAL INFORMATION
Testing Schedule Mon-Fri 
Expected TAT 1-2 days after set-up 
CPT Code(s) 87661
Lab Section Molecular Diagnostic