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8489Bacterial Vaginosis
Specimen Type
Specimen Stability
Reference Range
Aptima Multitest Swab Specimen Collection Kit (Orange swab)
Swab specimens in transport tubes can be stored at 2ºC to 30ºC for up to 30 days.
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Specimen Requirements
Specimen Type:Aptima Multitest Swab Specimen Collection Kit (Orange swab)
NAAT (Hologic/Genprobe)
Batched Tuesday and Thursday
For a complete list of assay limitations, we recommend that you review the manufacturer’s package insert: https://www.hologic.com/package-inserts/diagnostic-products/aptima-cvtv-assay and https://www.hologic.com/package-inserts/diagnostic-products/aptima-bv-assay
Clinical Utility
Includes testing for the following: Bacterial vaginosis, Candida glabrata, Candida spp. and Trichomonas vaginalis
CPT Codes
81513, 87481 x2, 87661