Test Catalog

Test

Code
N065
Name
GROUP B STREP PCR
Description

Alternative Names: GBSPCR, N065, STREPTOCOCCUS AGALACTIAE, N065
Includes: Streptococcus agalactiae cfb gene
Sample Type: E-Swab
Preferred Container: E-Swab
Alternate Container: Culturette
Sample Volume: 1 Swab
Handling Instructions: Vaginal and Rectal Collected Simultaneously.
Transport Temperature: Refrigerated
Specimen Stability: 3 Days
Testing Frequency: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Expected Turn Around Time: 3 Days
Testing Facility: AEL
CPT Codes: 87081, 87150
Note: For prenatal Screening, CDC guidelines specify testing for both vaginal and rectal swabs. Do not use a speculum. Sample should be from the vaginal introitis, not from the cervix. Rectal swab should be inserted 1-2 cm.