CANDIDA SPECIES BY DNA

Test Code
CANDIDA DNA

CPT Codes
87480

Preferred Specimen
SPECIMEN

Instructions
For specimen collection, use only the Affirm VPIII Ambient Temperature Transport System, the Affirm VPIII Sample Collection Set or the swabs provided in the Affirm VPIII Microbial Identification Test Kit. Use only vaginal fluid specimens from patients with symptoms of vaginitis/vaginosis.

Transport Container
AFFIRM SWAB


Transport Temperature
RT 24 HRS


Setup Schedule
Set Up:
Report Available:

Reference Range
CANDIDA SPECIES BY DNA


Clinical Significance
The Affirmâ„¢ VPIII Microbial Identification Test is a DNA probe test intended for use in the detection and identification of Candida species in vaginal fluid specimens from patients with symptoms of vaginitis/vaginosis.




Performing Laboratory
LMH - Microbioloby  x3758 or 3759



The CPT Codes provided in this document are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payor being billed. Any Profile/panel component may be ordered separately. Reflex tests are performed at an additional charge.