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Name of Test
Bacterial Vaginosis (BV) and Candida by PCR
Alternate Names
Yeast, Vaginitis, Nuswab
SoftLab Order Code
Epic Order ID
Tests Included
Bacterial vaginosis, Candida group, Candida glabrata, Candida krusei
Additional Test Information

ATTENTION: Due to a reagent shortage, this test is temporarily being referred to LabCorp #180043. Test will be updated to the LabCorp test upon receipt at the Raleigh lab

IMPORTANT COLLECTION INFORMATION: Do not use a BDMax tube for collection. Use an Orange Aptima swab collection device. Alternate collection device: White Aptima swab kit (also known as a purple swab/purple writing on label). Submit the blue shafted swab for testing. Do not submit the white shafted cleaning swab

Sample Type
Vaginal swab
Collection Container
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Collecting Volume
One aptima swab/tube
Minimum Collecting Volume
One aptima swab/tube
Storage or Stability
Patient Preparation
Collect prior to use of lubricant.
Not Available STAT
Monday-Friday - testing is batched
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