60106:TRICHOMONAS BY ANTIGEN DETECTION

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60106:TRICHOMONAS BY ANTIGEN DETECTION
Methodology: Immunochromatographic Assay (ICA)
Edit Date: 11/20/2010
Performed: Daily
Released: Same day as tested
CPT Code: 87808
Specimen Collection Details
Collection: Specimen from vaginal cavity using a sterile rayon swab. Do not use cotton swab or swab with wooden shaft. Place swab in a plastic transport tube. Do not place swab in transport medium.
Stability: 24 hours ambient or 36 hours refrigerated. Unstable frozen.
Transport: Ambient or refrigerated.
Comments: This test is validated only for female vaginal specimens. Male specimens have not been validated.
Rejection Criteria: Delayed transport; frozen specimen; specimen collected with cotton swab or swab with a wooden shaft; specimen collected from a male.