Test Details

Mnemonic

BVVSS

Ordering Code

3400317

CPT-4 Code(s)

87481 x 4, 87512, 87661, 87799 x 3

Specimen Information

Collect

Vaginal swab

Specimen Preparation

Collect one vaginal Swab. Follow instructions in the Aptima® Swab Specimen Collection kit or Multitest Collection kit.

Transport Temperature

Room temperature

Rejection Criteria

Transport tubes with 2 swabs. Transport tubes with Non-APTIMA® swabs. Swab transport tubes with no swab. Specimens in broken containers. Swab submitted in viral transport media. Pap vials. Male specimens.

Stability

Room temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 30 days

Methodology

Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR); Transcription-Mediated Amplification (TMA)
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Reference Range

SureSwab® Bacterial Vaginosis DNA,
Quantitative, Real-Time PCR
Lactobacillus Species: See Laboratory report
Atopobium Species: See Laboratory report
Megashaera Species: See Laboratory report
Gardnerella Vaginalis: See Laboratory Report
SureSwab® Trichomonas vaginalis RNA,
Qualitative, TMA
T. Vaginalis RNA, QL TMA: Not detected
SureSwab® Candidiasis, PCR
C. Albicans, DNA: Not detected
C. glabrata, DNA: Not detected
C. Tropicalis, DNA: Not detected
C. parapsilosis, DNA: Not detected
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Performing Laboratory

Quest SJC
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