Diagnosis of Trichomonas vaginalis infection in male patients
For urine specimens, the patient should not have urinated for at least one (1) hour prior to specimen collection
Aptima Unisex swab specimen collection kit (LabCorp)
The patient should not have urinated for at least one hour prior to specimen collection.
Direct patient to provide a first-catch urine (approximately 20 mL to 30 mL of the initial urine stream) into a urine collection cup free of any preservatives. Collection of larger volumes of urine may result in specimen dilution that may reduce test sensitivity; lesser volumes may not adequately rinse organisms into the specimen.
Nucleic acid amplification (NAA)