Vaginal, tongue, skin, etc. specimen. For YourSwab™ (BD ESwab) collection: Transfer collected specimen into the vial, making sure that the sample is in contact with the transport media.
Susceptibilities are available upon request. Turnaround time is 10-14 days.
To detect the presence of candida (causative agent of candidiasis or other yeast). Candidiasis, is a common yeast infection that is due primarily to the overgrowth of Candida albicans and other species of Candida, which are part of the normal flora.
87081. Additional CPT codes may be charged for bacterial identification and susceptibility testing as warranted.