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90570: SureSwab(R), Herpes Simplex Virus, Type 1 and 2 mRNA, TMA Print View
HSV 1   Not detected   
HSV 2   Not detected   

PRIMARY
1 Vaginal (Aptima Vag Swb) 0.7 (0.3) mL   Refrigerated - 36 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 36 Day(s)/Frozen - 36 Day(s)  
ALTERNATE
  Genital Lesion Vag. Kit   Refrigerated - 36 Day(s)/Frozen - 36 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 36 Day(s)  

The SURESWAB(R), HSV TYPE 1/2 mRNA, TMA assay is intended for use as an aid in the diagnosis of HSV-1 and/or HSV-2 infections in symptomatic male and female patients. The assay is not validated for cerebral spinal fluid samples or for use in prenatal screening.

Follow the instructions provided in the Aptima(R) Vaginal
Collection Kit or Multi-Test Collection Kit (orange label).
Remove the swab from the packaging and
swab any visible lesions. Withdraw the swab without
touching the skin. Immediately place the swab into the transport
tube so that the tip of the swab is visible below the tube
label. Carefully break the swab shaft at the score line
against the side of the tube and discard the top
portion of the swab shaft. Tightly screw the cap onto
the tube.

Reject Criteria
Leaking samples;
Uncapped samples; Broken container; Non Aptima
Vaginal Swab Collection Kit.

Avoid Freeze/Thaw of collected samples.
Setup Schedule
Sunday-Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
Next day

CPT Code
87529x2

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
Specimen Requirements:
1 male or female anogenital lesion swab collected in APTIMA(R) Vaginal Collection Kit or Multi-Test Collection Kit (orange label) No other acceptable specimens
Transport Temperature: Room temperature
Assay Category: FDA Approved/Cleared
Reject Criteria: Non APTIMA(R) Collection Kit; APTIMA(R) Unisex Collection Kit (white label)
Methodology: Transcription Mediated Amplification






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