|Test||VAGINITIS DNA PANEL, THIN PREP|
|Description||This test is intended only for routine screening of asymptomatic women who are also having a PAP smear. For symptomatic women or if no PAP smear is ordered, use our standard specimen collection kit, the cobas® PCR Sample Collection Kit (yellow probe) and order test code VAGPN.
Detects and identifies the presence of Candida albicans, Candida glabrata, Trichomonas vaginalis, and clinically significant levels of Gardnerella vaginalis often found in samples from patients with vaginosis/vaginitis. The detection of any of these organisms coupled with other clinical findings will aid the physician in the diagnosis of vaginitis/vaginosis.
THIN PREP® COLLECTION METHOD
1. Collect specimen as directed in the Thin Prep® package insert.
2. Place the specimen directly into a liquid medium PreservCyt® vial and mix vigorously to release material. PreservCyt® vial is supplied by NorDx.
3. Forward promptly to laboratory at ambient temperature only.
|Analytic Time||1 Day; Maximum Laboratory Time - 8 Days|
|Day(s) Test Set Up||Monday, Wednesday, Friday|
87481 Candida Albicans
87481 Candida Glabrata
87511 Gardnerella Vaginalis
87661 Trichomonas Vaginalis