Vaginitis/Vaginosis, DNA Probe
87480, 87510, 87660
DNA probe test intended for use in the detection and identification of Candida sp, Gardnerella vaginalis, and Trichomonas vaginalisnucleic acid in vaginal fluid specimens from patients with symptoms of vaginitis/vaginosis
Swab placed in Affirm transport system
Affirm VPIII Ambient Temperature Transport System (ATTS)
Break ampule in ATTS reagent dropper and dispense reagent into sample collection tube. Using transport swab provided, obtain a sample from the posterior vaginal fornix. Immediately place swab in collection tube. Break swab shaft at prescored line. Press cap onto collection tube until it snaps in place.
Maintain specimen at room temperature for 72 hours.
Specimen collected or transported other than previously described; specimen more than 72 hours old