Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: September 17, 2019 @ 9:13 am

1145

Vaginitis Panel - DNA Probe

Specimen:Collect:
  • Genital Swab in Affirm Kit
Submit:
  • Genital Swab in Affirm Kit. Submit Ambient.
Special Handling:
  • Submit in AFFIRM transport media only
Rejection Criteria:
  • Sample not submitted in AFFIRM transport media
Stability:Ambient: 3 Day(s); Refrigerated: 3 Day(s); Frozen: Unacceptable; Incubated: Unacceptable
Methodology:
  • DNA Probe
Performed:Mon-Fri
Reported:1-3 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 87480
  • 87510
  • 87660
Interpretive Data:Please see report for interpretive data.

Vaginitis Possible Treatment Options:

Candida = Butoconazole, Clotrimazole,
Fluconazole, Miconazole, Terconazole
Trichomonas = Metronidazole, Trinidazole
Bacterial Vaginosis = Clindamycin, Metronidazole

Reference: Overview of Vaginitis: Office-based DNA Testing,
Brown HL. The Female Patient. 2006;31(8 suppl):1-6
Components:
  • 1146 - CANDIDA SPECIES
  • 1147 - GARDNERELLA
  • 1148 - TRICHOMONAS
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