Fungus Culture, Yeast Culture for Vaginitis

CPT: 87102
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Test Details

Synonyms

  • Vaginitis
  • Vaginosis

Use

Detect yeast in vaginal fluid

Methodology

Culture

Specimen Requirements

Specimen

Vaginal fluid

Volume

Swab

Container

Copan double swab in Amies liquid medium or Amies agar gel

Collection

Using transport swabs provided, obtain a sample by contacting the lower one-third of the vaginal wall.

Storage Instructions

Maintain specimen at room temperature or refrigerate (2°C to 30°C) for as long as 72 hours.

Causes for Rejection

Specimen collected or transported other than previously described

LOINC® Map

Order Code Order Code Name Order Loinc Result Code Result Code Name UofM Result LOINC
182493 Vaginal Yeast Culture 18483-8 182494 Vaginal Yeast Culture 18483-8

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