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Trichomonas vaginalis culture
Lab code: TVC
Test Synonyms:
Trichomonas vaginalis culture
Inpatient Req:
Microbiology (#11854)  
Outpatient Req:
Clinical Labs (#83608)  
If Trichomonas vaginalis culture is required on a vaginal swab because of special circumstances, please write "InPouch Trichomonas culture, NOT Trichomonas antigen test" on the Microbiology requisition. Specimens for Trichomonas vaginalis culture should be delivered STAT to the Microbiology laboratory to maintain organism viability. Specimens should be transported at room temperature--DO NOT refrigerate specimen.
Result Time:
5 days   Cost: $$
Reference Interval:
Important Information:
This test is primarily for non-vaginal specimens. For vaginal specimens, please order the Trichomonas vaginalis antigen test.