Trichomonas Vaginalis by Nucleic Acid Amplification

Trichomonas Vaginalis (TV) is the most common curable sexually transmitted disease agent in the United States, with an estimated 7.4 million new cases occurring annually. Historically the simplest method to diagnose TV was the “wet-mount”. Unfortunately, the wet-mount method is very dependent upon the experience of the Clinical Laboratory Scientist in identifying the organism and…

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