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Trichomonas vaginalis using Aptima Collection Kit
Specimen Type: Vaginal / lateral vaginal wall, endocervical collection
Specimen Collection: Vaginal collection, endocervical collection
Collection Procedure: Click here to see collection instructions.
Required Info: Complete the Incyte requisition with the patient's demographics and relevant history. Label the container with the patient name and second unique identifier.
Specimen Stability: The collection vials are stable at ambient temperature for 60 days after collection.
Unacceptable Specimen: Unlabeled specimens. Specimens in incorrect fixative (such as formalin), expired vials, or swabs that are not from the collection kit. If the cleaning swab is submitted in the vial, the specimen will be rejected.
Department: Molecular Pathology
Method: APTIMA Combo 2 nucleic acid amplification (NAA) test
Turn Around: 1 - 2 days from submission.
Performed: Monday - Friday
CPT Code: 87798

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