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8193Affirm for Gardnerella, Trichomonas, and Yeast
Specimen Type
Specimen Stability
Reference Range
Vaginal fluid
72 hours at room temperature or refrigerated
See report
Specimen Requirements
Specimen must be submitted in Affirm VPIII Ambient Temperature Transport System.
Specimen Type:Vaginal fluid
Method
Affirm VPIII Microbial Identification, DNA probe test
Schedule
Monday-Friday
Clinical Utility
The Affirm VPIII microbial identification system is a DNA probe test intended for the use in detection and identification of Candida species, Gardnerella vaginalis, and Trichomonas vaginalis nucleic acid in vaginal fluid specimens from patients with symptoms of vaginitis/vaginosis.
CPT Codes
87660, 87510, 87480