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344 Group B Strep, Molecular

Specimen Type
Specimen Stability
Reference Range
Vaginal/Anal Fluid
7 Days
Not Detected

Specimen Requirements

Specimen Type: Vaginal/Anal Fluid
Container: YourSwab (BD ESwab)
Temperature: Ambient

Method

Real-time PCR following enrichment in LIM broth

Schedule

Mon-Sat

Turn-Around Time

24-48hrs

Instructions/Notes

Vaginal/Rectal specimen collected with YourSwab (BD ESwab)

Clinical Utility

Molecular screening of pregnant women for GBS colonization.

CPT Codes

87015, 87653

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