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Test Name:Vaginal Trichomonas, Gardnerella, Candida DNA Probe
Test Number:7763/TGC
Collect:Vaginal Swabs Using Affirm VP III
Alternate Collect:No alternate collections acceptable
Container:BD Affirm VPIII Ambient Transport System
Processing:Submit Swab in BD Affirm Transport Tube
Transport/Stability:Ambient/ Refrigerated - 72 hours
Alternate Names:Yeast probe, bacterial vaginosis, BV, Trich
Performing Lab:AHL - MI
Days Set Up:M - Su
Expected TAT:Stat: 90 minutes after receipt; Routine: 8 hours after receipt
Ref. Ranges:Negative
Collection/
Processing Details:
Dispense all of transport ampoule reagent into tube. Only use BD Affirm swab to collect specimen. Place swab in transport tube; break shaft at score line. Cap tube firmly. Place specimen in "Small" bag before transport.
Collection Instructions
Vaginal Trichomonas, Gardnerella & Candida DNA Probe Information
Method:Non-amplified DNA Probe
CPT Codes:87660 -Trichomonas; 87510 - Gardnerella; 87480 - Candida
Supply Connection:BD Affirm VPIII Ambient Transport System
Additional Information: Specimen Packaging Change (10/3/11)
Date Created:11/20/2006
Revised Date:12/05/2012