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9647: Candida albicans DNA DetectR™ Print View
Candida albicans DNA PCR  Not detected   

PRIMARY
1 ThinPrep Vial 5 (2) mL   Room Temperature - 21 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 21 Day(s)  
ALTERNATE
  SurePath Vial   Room Temperature - 21 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 21 Day(s)  

One of the most common causes of vaginitis is vulvovaginal candidiasis. This assay detects the presence of Candida albicans often found in samples from these patients. The detection of this organism coupled with other clinical findings will aid the physician in the diagnosis of vaginitis.

Cytologic specimens should be collected according to the instructions
provided with the ThinPrep or SurePath kits for cervical samples.
Setup Schedule
Sunday-Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
Same day

CPT Code
87481

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.

Notes
This test is not approved for the testing of patient samples from New York State. 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.






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