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Code
M056
Name
VAGINAL PATHOGENS DNA PROFILE
Description

Alternative Names: Affirm for trichomonas, Affirm for Candida species, Affirm form Gardnerella, VAGP, 4806, Y134, M058
Includes: Gardnerella vaginalis rRNA, Trichomonas vaginalis rRNA, Candida sp rRNA
Sample Type: Vaginal
Preferred Container: BD Affirm VPIII Collection System
Sample Volume: 1 Collection Device
Transport Temperature: Refrigerated
Specimen Stability: 3 days stability after collection
Testing Frequency: Daily
Expected Turn Around Time: 2 days
CPT Codes: 87480, 87660, 87510
Note: Follow directions on collection kit for swab processing. Place the labeled BD Affirm VPIII tube inside 50 mL conical tube for refrigerated transport to AEL.