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Test Code WPREP Wet Prep

Additional Information

Microscopic examination and semi quantitative evaluation of trichomonas, yeast, clue cells and white blood cells.

Collection Container

Sterile swab in sterile container with 1 mL sterile saline.

Specimen Required

Vaginal Discharge

Specimen Volume

1 mL

Minimum Specimen Volume

1 mL

Transport Temperature

Room Temperature

Specimen Stability

12 Hours at room temperature

Reasons for Rejection

Excessive delay in transport greater than 12 hours. Specimen collected in Eswab

Days and Times Performed

7 days/week

Turnaround Time

1 hour on receipt in laboratory

Reference Ranges

No Trichomonas, yeast, clue cells or white blood cells observed.



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