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17333: Sureswab(r), Vaginosis/vaginitis Plus Print View
CtrachomatisRNA,TMA,Urog TMA  Not detected   
NgonorrhoeaeRNA,TMA,Urog TMA  Not detected   
T. vaginalis RNA, QL, TMA TMA  Not detected   
BV Category:   Not Supportive   
Lactobacillus species RT-PCR    Log cells/mL 
Atopobium vaginae RT-PCR    Log cells/mL 
Megasphaera species RT-PCR    Log cells/mL 
Gardnerella vaginalis RT-PCR    Log cells/mL 
C. albicans, DNA RT-PCR  Not detected   
C. glabrata, DNA RT-PCR  Not detected   
C. tropicalis, DNA RT-PCR  Not detected   
C. parapsilosis, DNA RT-PCR  Not detected   

1 Vaginal (Aptima Vag Swb) 3 (3) mL   Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 7 Day(s)/Frozen - 30 Day(s)  
  Vaginal(Aptima Unisex Sw)   Room Temperature - 7 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)/Frozen - 30 Day(s)  
  APTIMA (Unisex Swab)   Refrigerated - 14 Day(s)/Frozen - 30 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 14 Day(s)  

To diagnose the causative agent(s) of vaginosis/vaginitis.

Follow the instructions provided in the Aptima Vaginal Collection or
Multi-Test Collection or Unisex Swab Collection Kit. Remove the swab
from the packaging and insert the swab into the vagina about two
inches inside the opening. Gently rotate for 10 to 30 seconds, making
sure that the swab touches the wall of the vagina so that
moisture is absorbed by the swab. Withdraw the swab
without touching the skin. Immediately place the swab into
the transport tube so that the tip of the swab is visible
below the tube label. Carefully break the swab shaft at the
score line against the side of the tube and discard the top
portion of the swab shaft. Tightly screw the cap onto the

Samples in leaking, uncapped
or broken containers, samples QNS or exceeding stability
will be rejected.

Avoid Freeze/Thaw of collected samples.

Shipping Instructions:
Ship refrigerated (preferred) or frozen. Ambient shipment
is acceptable.

Rejection Criteria: BD ProbeTec Vials
Setup Schedule

Reported (Analytical Time)
Same day

CPT Codes

The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.

Lactobacillus, Atopobium, Megasphaera, Gardnerella and
This test(s) was developed and its performance characteristics have been determined by Quest Diagnostics Nichols Institute, Valencia, CA. Performance characteristics refer to the analytical performance of the test.

Contains the following Test Components:
SureSwab(TM) Bacterial Vaginosis DNA, Quantitative Real - Time PCR SureSwab(TM) Chlamydia trachomatis/Neisseria gonorrhoeae RNA, TMA SureSwab(TM) Trichomonas vaginalis RNA, Qualitative TMA SureSwab(TM), Candidiasis, PCR

Preferred Specimen: Aptima Vaginal Collection or Multi-Test Collection

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