Days Set Up
Daily
Analytic Time

1 hour

MiChart Code
Trichomonas vaginalis Antigen (Female swab samples)
Soft Order Code
TAG

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Test Overview

Test Methodology

EIA

Test Usage

Detection of Trichomonas in female vagina, urethra, cervix and endocervix specimens.

Reference Range

No Trichomonas vaginalis antigen detected.

* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.

Specimen Requirements

Collection Onsite

Collect swab specimen of cervix, endocervix, vagina (posterior fornix) or urethra using dacron or rayon swab with an aluminum or plastic shaft; do not use cotton or wooden handled swab. Place swab in aerobic transport. Store at room temperature and send to MLabs within 24 hours of collection. Products containing iodine and vaginal lubricants may interfere with this test.

Collection Offsite

Collect swab specimen of cervix, endocervix, vagina (posterior fornix) or urethra using dacron or rayon swab with an aluminum or plastic shaft; do not use cotton or wooden handled swab. Place swab in aerobic transport. Store at room temperature and send to MLabs within 24 hours of collection. Products containing iodine and vaginal lubricants may interfere with this test.

Normal Volume
1 swab
Minimum Volume
1 swab

Billing Information

CPT Code
87299
Pro Fee Code
 
LOINC
 

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