- CANDIDIASIS VAGINAL PCR
Sample Type: Vaginal
Preferred Container: Aptima Swab (Orange)
Sample Volume: 1 Swab
Handling Instructions: Refer to Aptima Multitest Swab Specimen Collection Kit package insert for specific collection instructions. After collection, swab specimens in transport tubes can be stored at 2ºC to 30ºC for up to 30 days or -20ºC or -70ºC for an additional 60 days.
Client Transport Temperature: Ambient
Specimen Stability: Ambient: 1 month; Refrigerated: 1 month; Frozen: 2 months
Unsuitable Specimen: Any specimen not a vaginal sample. Sample not collected in Aptima Orange collection container.