Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: September 19, 2019 @ 9:13 am

5700

Wet Mount

Specimen:Collect:
  • Genital Swab in Sterile Tube w/Saline
Submit:
  • Genital Swab in Sterile Tube w/Saline. Submit Ambient.
Special Handling:
  • Must be 0.5-1 ml saline in tube.
    Stability: Ambient 1 hour for Trichomonas or 24 hours for other elements.
Rejection Criteria:
  • Dry Swab
  • Swab not in saline
  • Time and temperature are critical for recovery of motile trichomonas.
    Process immediately after collection.
    Do NOT refrigerate.
Stability:Ambient: 1 Hour(s); Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: Unacceptable; Incubated: Unacceptable
Methodology:
  • Microscopy
Performed:Sun-Sat
Reported:1-2 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 87210
Interpretive Data:Please see report for interpretive data.
Components:
  • 5701 - SOURCE
  • 5702 - WBC
  • 5703 - RBC
  • 5704 - BACTERIA
  • 5705 - EPITHELIAL CELLS
  • 5706 - CLUE CELLS
  • 5707 - YEAST
  • 5708 - TRICHOMONAS
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