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Test Name

Bacterial Vaginosis/Vaginitis Panel

CPT Code(s)

87480, 87510, 87660

Includes

Candida species, Trichomonas vaginalis, Gardnerella vaginalis

Methodology

DNA Probe

Limitations

Cervical specimens should be avoided because of the effect of elevated sialidase activity. Specimens should not be collected from a patient who has used any vaginal product in the previous 72 hours, e.g., cream, gel, spermicide, or douching.

Reference Range(s)

Trichomonas vaginalis Not detected
Gardnerella vaginalis  Not detected
Candida species  Not detected

Clinical Significance

G. vaginalis is associated (in concert with other organisms) with bacterial vaginosis. Trichomonas and candida species are known agents of vaginitis.

Alternative Name(s)

Candida,Yeast,Affirm™,Affirm VPII,Vaginal Infection,Trichomonas,Trichomoniasis,Gardnerella,BV/Vaginitis Panel DNA Probe

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Reference ranges are provided as general guidance only. To interpret test results use the reference range in the laboratory report.

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