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Test Compendium

2641: CANDIDA 6 SPECIES PROFILE, NAA

Test Code

  • 2641

Test Synonym

  • Candidiasis, PCR

Minimum Volume

  • 1 Swab

Specimen Requirements

  • Aptima Swab

Container

  • Aptima Swab

Storage

  • Refrigerated

Turn Around Time

  • 4 days

CPT Codes

  • 87481
    *The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are provided for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the responsibility of the billing entity. Please direct any questions regarding the CPT coding to the payer being billed.

Special Instructions

  • Aptima Swab

Additional Information

  • VAGINAL SWAB: Collect vaginal fluid sample using the Gen-Probe(R) APTIMA(R) swab by contacting the swab to the lower third of the vaginal wall and rotating the swab for 10 to 30 seconds to absorb fluid. Immediately place the swab into the transport tube and carefully break the swab shaft against the side of the tube.

Specimen Stability

  • AMBIENT: 30 days REF: 30 days FRO: