Trichomonas Antigen

Centralized Core Laboratory:Chemistry

Test ID/Workstation: TRICS MIC1

Specimen Type: Vaginal washing or vaginal swab

Tube Type: Sterile container containing 1.0 mL sterile (nonbacterial) saline, or BBL Culture Swab.

Collection Volume: 1.0 mL

Cause for rejection: Insufficient Specimen; Eswab, Swabs with cotton tips, or wooden shafts are not acceptable. Urine specimens are NOT an acceptable specimen for the Trichomonas Antigen test.

Storage: Ambient <24hrs or Refrigerated (up to 36hrs)

Availability: Daily

Methodology: Immunochromatographic Assay

Special Instructions: Swabs from vagina are placed back in culturette or placed in sterile vial containing 1.0 mL sterile (nonbacteriostatic) saline.

Lab/Phone: 330-543-8412

TAT: 1 hour

Additional Info: -

Validated for vaginal specimens.

CPT Code: 87808

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