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Test Code VAGPRB Vaginosis/Vaginitis DNA Probe

Collection Container

BD Affirm VPIII Ambient Temperature

Specimen Required

Vaginal Swab

Specimen Volume

1 mL

Minimum Specimen Volume

1 mL

Transport Temperature

Room Temperature

Specimen Stability

72 hours

Reasons for Rejection

Specimen received in non-BD Affirm VPIII ambient temp transport system. Specimen received in laboratory greater than 72 hours after collection. Specimen collected on a male.

Turnaround Time

1 - 3 days

Methodology

Nucleic acid hybridization

Reference Ranges

Negative for Trichomonas, yeast and clue cells

EMR Interface Order Code

59085

Days and Times Performed

Monday - Friday; Day shift only