Vaginal/cervical culture, stain-6565

Test info

  
Vaginal/cervical culture, stain
  
6565
  
LAB6565
  
VAG
  
  • Culture
  • Gram stain
  • Identification, susceptibilities and serogrouping will be performed on all microbiology isolates considered by the laboratory to be significant

Specimen

  
Vaginal/cervical swab
  
  
  • If testing for Gardnerella (bacterial vaginosis), specify "for Gardnerella"
  • If testing for toxic shock, specify "Toxic Shock"
  

ESwab standard tip collection kit (white)

  

Other bacterial culture swab

  

Other bacterial culture swab

  

Ambient - 24 hours

Eswabs are acceptable for the culture of pathogens other than N. gonorrhaea for 48 hours

  
  • Improper label (unlabeled or mislabeled)
  • Time delay between time of collection and receipt of specimen
  • Inappropriate timing of collection
  • Improper transport container
  • Improper transport temperature
  • Interfering substances
  • Inappropriate specimen type
  • Leaking container

Performance

  
AHL - Microbiology: M
  
Daily
  
3 days
  

Culture and stain

Clinical and Interpretive info

Billing

  
87070

Additional CPT codes (if appropriate):
87186 - Sensitivities
87077 - ID

Tracking

  
11/30/2001
  
02/24/2022
  
11/30/2021