Specimen Requirements

Title

BACTERIAL VAGINOSIS/VAGINITIS PANEL (AFFIRM)

Specimen Requirement

INCLUDES: CANDIDA SPECIES, TRICHOMONAS VAGINALIS, GARDNERELLA VAGINALIS

VAGINAL SWAB FROM POSTERIOR FORMIX AND THE VAGINAL WALL. PLACE SWAB IN THE AFFIRM VPIII AMBIENT TEMPERATURE TRANSPORT SYSTEM (ATTS).

 

***SPECIMENS ARE ONLY GOOD 72 HOURS. DO NOT DELAY IN SENDING THEM AS THEY WILL BE REJECTED BY OUR REFERENCE LAB***

Methodology

Stability

72 hrs room temperature or refrigerated

Reference Range

By Report

Turnaround

3 days Set Up Mon-Sat AM

Clinical Use

Test Code

BVPQ