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90521: Trichomonas vaginalis RNA, Qualitative, TMA, PAP Vial Print View
T vaginalis RNA, QL TMA TMA  NOT DETECTED   

PRIMARY
1 PreservCyt(ThinPrep) 1 (1) mL   Room Temperature - 14 Day(s)/Frozen - 6 Month(s)/Refrigerated - 30 Day(s)  
ALTERNATE
  APTIMA (Unisex Swab)   Room Temperature - 14 Day(s)/Frozen - 30 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 14 Day(s)  
  SurePath Prsv Fl Org Vial   Room Temperature - 4 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 4 Day(s)  
  SurePath Preserv Fluid   Room Temperature - 14 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 14 Day(s)  
  LiqCyto Prsv ThinPrep Vl   Refrigerated - 30 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 30 Day(s)  
  PreservCyt(Aptima Trans.)   Room Temperature - 14 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 30 Day(s)/Frozen - 6 Month(s)  

This test is used to detect Trichomonas vaginalis in clinical specimens. The test has greater analytical sensitivity than culture methods.

PreservCyt(R) or SurePath(TM) material already processed for
cytology or pap are not acceptable.

PreservCyt(R): Transfer 1 mL of PreservCyt(R) solution into
APTIMA(R) Vaginal Collection Tube (orange label) or APTIMA(R)
Specimen Transfer tube (green label). Ship to lab.
SurePath(TM): SurePath(TM) fluid must be transferred to APTIMA(R)
Specimen Transport Media within 4 days of collection. Transfer
0.5 mL of SurePath(TM) preservative fluid into APTIMA(R) Vaginal
Collection Tube (orange label), APTIMA(R) Specimen Transfer Tube
(green label), or APTIMA(R) Unisex Swab Specimen Collection Kit
(white label). Ship to lab.
Setup Schedule
Sunday-Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
Next day

CPT Code
87661

The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.

Notes
Acceptable: 20 mL (20 mL minimum) Cytology(PreservCyt(R))Preservative (ThinPrep(R) collected in Original ThinPrep(R) vial; 10 mL (10 mL minimum) SurePath(R) preservative fluid collected in Original SurePath(R) vial. Stability for Liquid Cytology (PreservCyt(R))Preservative (ThinPrep(R)) collected in Original ThinPrep(R) vial: Room temperature and Refrigerated: 30 days/Frozen: Unacceptable SurePath(R) preservative fluid collected in Original SurePath(R) vial: Room temperature and Refrigerated: 4 days/Frozen: Unacceptable Reject Criteria: PreservCyt(R) or SurePath(TM) material previously processed for cytology; PreservCyt(R) with excess mucus Transportation Temperature: Ship Room temperature (preferred). For vaginal, endocervical, or urine samples collected in Aptima transport media, please order DOS code [19550] SureSwab, Trichomonas vaginalis RNA, Qualitative TMA.






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