Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: July 14, 2024 @ 9:13 am

5185

truSwab Panel Candida and Trichomonas Only

Specimen:Collect:
  • Vaginal Swab in Aptima Kit-Multitest (Orange)
Submit:
  • Vaginal Swab in Aptima Kit-Multitest (Orange). Submit Ambient.
Special Handling:
  • Both clinician collected and patient self-collected vaginal swabs are acceptable.
Rejection Criteria:
  • Patients under 14 years of age.
    Swab transport tube with no swab, two swabs, a cleaning swab, or a swab not supplied by kit if Aptima collection. Sample collected after Aptima Collection kit expiration date.
Stability:Ambient: 1 Month(s); Refrigerated: 1 Month(s); Frozen: 2 Month(s); Incubated: Unacceptable
Methodology:
  • Target Amplified Nucleic Acid Probe
Performed:Mon-Fri
Reported:1-3 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 87481x2
  • 87661
Interpretive Data:Please see report for interpretive data.

The Aptima Trichomonas vaginalis Assay is qualitative nucleic acid amplification test (NAAT) for the detection of Trichomonas vaginalis.

The Aptima CV/TV Assay is an in vitro NAA test utilizing real time TMA for the qualitative detection of RNA associated with vulvovaginal candidiasis and trichomoniasis for the following organisms: Candida species group (C.albicans, C. tropicalis, C. parapsilosis, and C. dubliniensis), Candida glabrata, and Trichomonas vaginalis. Results should be interpreted in conjunction with clinical findings and should not preclude additional studies if findings do not correlate.
Components:
  • 1158 - CANDIDA SPECIES
  • 1159 - CANDIDA GLABRATA
  • 2827 - TRICHOMONAS
  • 1191 - SOURCE
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