860 Culture, Genital with Yeast Screen, GC, and Gardnerella

Specimen Type Specimen Stability Reference Range
GYN Fluid 24 Hours Normal flora, No growth

Specimen Requirements

Specimen Type: GYN Fluid
Container: YourSwab (BD ESwab)
Temperature: Ambient

Method

Culture

Schedule

Mon-Sat

Turn-Around Time

48-72 hrs

Instructions/Notes

Vaginal, Cervical, Endocervical specimen. For YourSwab (BD ESwab) collection: Transfer collected specimen into the vial, making sure that the sample is in contact with the transport media.

Clinical Utility

To detect a genital infection, to determine which specific bacteria are present, and to isolate and grow the bacteria for subsequent antibiotic susceptibility testing.

CPT Codes

87071, 87081

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