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Service Update: Discontinuation of Wet Mount for the Routine Diagnosis of Trichomonas vaginalis Infection

Audience
Ontario Healthcare providers assessing patients for Trichomonas vaginalis (TV) infection.

Overview
Dynacare currently offers both the Hologic Aptima Trichomonas vaginalis Assay, a nucleic acid amplification test (NAAT), and wet mount for detection of Trichomonas vaginalis (TV). Given the superior performance of the TV NAAT test, Dynacare will stop accepting vaginal swab samples for wet mount microscopy in patients not meeting test indications described herein effective February 7th, 2022.

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