Lab Test : Trichomonas Rapid Test

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Alternate:Trichomonas by EIA
Includes:Qualitative detection of Trichomonas vaginalis (“Trichomonas”) antigens from vaginal swabs or from the saline solution prepared when making wet mounts from vaginal swabs.
Department:Microbiology
Phone:(937) 641-3902
SQ Code:TRPR
Available:Daily, 24 hours
Turnaround:1 hour
Specimen:Vaginal specimen
Volume:Culturette swab or a swab in 1 mL Saline
Container:Clean tube containing 1 mL saline. Leave swab in the tube.
Temperature:Room temperature, Deliver to laboratory immediately
Rejection:Swabs with cotton tips or wooden shafts are not recommended
Normal:Negative for Trichomonas
Uses:Aids in the diagnosis of Trichomonas infection
Limitations:A negative test does not necessarily rule out infection.
Method:EIA
 

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