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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   Refrigerated - 30 Day(s)/Frozen - 6 Month(s)/Room Temperature - 14 Day(s)  
ALTERNATE
  APTIMA (Unisex Swab)   Room Temperature - 14 Day(s)/Frozen - 30 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 14 Day(s)  
  SurePath Preserv Fluid   Refrigerated - 14 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 14 Day(s)  
  SurePath Prsv Fl Org Vial   Room Temperature - 14 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 14 Day(s)  
  PreservCyt(Aptima Trans.)   Room Temperature - 14 Day(s)/Frozen - 6 Month(s)/Refrigerated - 30 Day(s)  
  LiqCyto Prsv ThinPrep Vl   Frozen - 6 Month(s)/Refrigerated - 30 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 14 Day(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 or multi-test 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 or multi-test collection tube (orange label),
APTIMA(R) specimen transfer tube (green label), or APTIMA(R) unisex
swab specimen collection kit. Ship to lab.
Setup Schedule
Sunday-Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
Same 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.

Specimen Stability:
Liquid Cytology (Preservcyt(R)), Preservative (Thinprep (R)) in Aptima
tube:
Room Temperature: 14 days
Refrigerated: 30 days
Frozen: 6 months

Surepath(R) preservative fluid in Aptima tube:
Room Temperature: 14 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: Not Established

Reject Criteria:
Preservcyt(R) OR Surepath(TM) material already processed for cytology; Preservcyt(R) with excess mucus

Transportation Temperature: Room Temperature

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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