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94729: Trichomonas Vaginalis Rna Ql Tma, Unisex Print View
T.vaginalis RNA,QL TMA,Unisex TMA     

PRIMARY
1 Urine (Aptima Transport) 2 (2) mL   Frozen - 6 Month(s)/Refrigerated - 30 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 30 Day(s)  
ALTERNATE

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

2 mL of urine specimen must be transferred into the Gen-Probe
APTIMA(R) Urine transport tube as soon as possible or within 24 hours
of collection and before being assayed. Urine specimens must be
refrigerated pending transfer into APTIMA(R) transport medium.

Patient Preparation: The patient should not have urinated for at least
one hour prior to specimen collection.
Setup Schedule
Monday-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
This code is for CVS client usage only.

**This is a limited access code. Only approved clients may order.**

Approved clients:
1035; 1184; 1204; 1513; 49325; 49565; 49705; 49711; 49713; 49744; 49746; 49747; 49750; 49752; 49753; 49754; 49755; 50136; 50404; 50413; 50865

Reject Criteria: Unpreserved urine
Transport Temperature: Room temperature
Methodology: Transcription-Mediated Amplification (TMA)






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