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Test Code VAGEX VAGINITIS EXAM

Important Note

Sample must be received within 24 hours.
Vaginitis is primarily caused by Trichomonas, yeast, and bacterial vaginosis.
Culture usually is not warranted. Vaginitis Exam includes Trichomonas Antigen Detection, Gram Smear for detection of yeast and a scored gram smear for the diagnosis of bacterial vaginosis.

Additional Codes

Primary ID

Epic Code

Mayo Access ID

VAGEX

LAB1380 FAH5868

Specimen Information

Container

Specimen

Temperature

Collect

Submit

Stability

Bacterial/Yeast Collection Kit

Variable

Refrigerate

Swab Swab in Collection kit 24 hours

 

Bacterial/Yeast
Collection Kit

Test Schedule / Analytical Time / Test Priority

Daily / 24 Hours / Not available STAT

Method

Immunochromatography & Smear

CPT(s)

Description CPT Code
Gram Smear for Clue Cells and Yeast 87205
Trichomonas 87808

 

Instrumentation

Manual Method

Reference Range

Negative for Trichomonas

Negative for yeast

Smear not consistantwith bacterial vaginosis

Section

Microbiology-1

Performing Location

University of Vermont Medical Center

Is the UVMMC lab NY State Certified to perform this testing?  Yes/No

Yes

LOINC Code Information

Order Code Reporting Name LOINC Code
VAGEX Vaginitis Exam 43391-2