Test Catalog

Test

Code
U171
Name
CANDIDA PCR, THINPREP
Description

Alternative Names: U171, U170-THINPREP, SIMCV_THINPREP, CV PCR THINPREP, CANDIDIASIS VULVOVAGINAL PCR, THINPREP
Includes: Candida Albicans, Candida Glabrata, Candida Parasilosis, Candida Tropicalis, Candida Krusei, Specimen
Sample Type: ThinPrep
Preferred Container: ThinPrep Vial
Handling Instructions: Collect sample in 2-6 mL media in ThinPrep vial
Transport Temperature: Refrigerated
Specimen Stability: Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 month
Testing Frequency: Monday- Friday
Expected Turn Around Time: 4-5 days
CPT Codes: 87481 X 5
Note: U171 replaces U170 for ThinPrep sample