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Test Code WPREP Wet Prep

Collection Container

Sterile swab in sterile container with 1 mL sterile saline.

Specimen Required

Vaginal Discharge

Transport Temperature

Room Temperature

Turnaround Time

1 hour on receipt in laboratory

Days and Times Performed

7 days/week

Reference Ranges

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

LOINC Code

14319-8

Reasons for Rejection

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

Additional Information

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

Specimen Volume

1 mL

Minimum Specimen Volume

1 mL

Specimen Stability

12 Hours at room temp.