Days Set Up
Analytic Time

4 - 6 days

MiChart Code
Trichomonas vaginalis, Culture (Urines and Male Swabs)
Soft Order Code

Test Updated:


Culture, Trichomonas vaginalis
Urine, Trichomonas Exam
Urogenital (male) Trichomonas Exam

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Test Overview

Test Methodology


Test Usage

Detection of Trichomonas in urine, male urogenital specimens, amniotic fluid and female urogenital specimens other than vagina, urethra, cervix, or endocervix.

Reference Range

No Trichomonas vaginalis detected.

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

Specimen Requirements

Collection Offsite

Urogenital specimen is preferred. Collect ESwab (do not use Calgiswab) specimen of cervix, vagina (posterior fornix), urethra, semen, or amniotic fluid. Store at room temperature and send to MLabs within 12 hours of collection. Urine is also acceptable; collect first void morning specimen, with or without a prostate massage, and send in a sterile container. Store at room temperature and send to MLabs within 12 hours of collection. Birth control foams and jellies may interfere with this test.

Normal Volume
1 ESwab
Minimum Volume
1 ESwab

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As the reference laboratory division of Michigan Medicine's Department of Pathology, MLabs shares the institution's commitment to applying established quality principles to clinical laboratory testing. Like other large organizations in complex, consequential fields, we rely on an established approach to monitor quality throughout the testing process.