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Bacterial Vaginosis Panel by PCR , OneSwab, NY State
Step 1. Firmly, yet gently, sample the endocervical canal with the sterile rotating it 360 degrees for 10 to 30 seconds to ensure adequate sampling. When sampling a crusted over lesion, moisten the swab in sterile saline prior to taking the sample.
Step 2. Remove the swab and place into the vial. Snap off the shaft to fit completely in the vial.
Step 3. To prevent leakage, be sure the swab fits into the vial prior to capping. . Tightly cap the vial and indicate patient information.
Storage/Transport Temperature: Room Temperature
Stability: Room Temperature : 5 days
NOTE: * This test is approved for New York patients ONLY, please refer to test code BVAG for specimen requirements for all other States . *
MDL (Molecular Diagnostics Laboratories)
|CPT Code(s):||See individual tests|
|Test Panel Components||Lactobacillus spp.; Gardnerella vaginalis; Atopobium vaginae; Megasphaera Type-1 and Type-2; BVAB2; Candida Vaginitis (Albicans, Tropicalis, Glabrata, Parapsilosis); Tricomonas Vaginalis|