Candida Vaginitis, Trichomonas, TMA

Orange APTIMA swab is the only acceptable specimen for this test

Test Code

Alias/See Also
Candida Vaginosis and Trichomonas Screen,
CV/TV Screen,

CPT Codes
87481x2; 87661

Candida species, Candida glabrata, and Trichomonas vaginalis RNA, TMA

Preferred Specimen
Aptima Multitest Swab Specimen Collection Kit (Orange swab)

Minimum Volume
1 Aptima swab (Orange swab)

Transport Container
Aptima Multitest Swab Specimen Collection Kit (Orange swab)

Transport Temperature
Room Temperature

Specimen Stability
Room Temperature - 30 days
Refrigerated - 30 days
Frozen - 30 days

Reject Criteria (Eg, hemolysis? Lipemia? Thaw/Other?)
Any specimen other than Aptima Multitest Swab Specimen Collection Kit (Orange swab) will be rejected

Transcription-Mediated Amplification

Setup Schedule
Monday - Friday

Report Available
1 - 4 days

Performing Laboratory
CompuNet Clinical Laboratory, LLC
2308 Sandridge Drive
Moraine, Ohio 45439

The CPT Codes provided in this document 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 payor being billed. Any Profile/panel component may be ordered separately. Reflex tests are performed at an additional charge.