Vaginosis Bacterial, TMA

Test Code
76479

Alias/See Also
Bacterial Vaginosis Screen
BV Screen

CPT Codes
87798(2)

Includes
Lactobacillus species and Gardnerella vaginalis

Preferred Specimen
Aptima Swab

Instructions
Aptima Swab

Transport Container
Aptima Collection Kit

Transport Temperature
Refrigerated (preferred)

Specimen Stability
Room Temperature = 24 hours
Refrigerated = 7 days
Frozen = at least 7 days

Methodology
TRANSCRIPTION-MEDIATED AMPLIFICATION

NOTE: THIS TEST WAS DEVELOPED AND ITS PERFORMANCE CHARACTERISTICS HAVE BEEN DETERMINED BY COMPUNET CLINICAL LABORATORIES. IT HAS NOT BEEN CLEARED BY THE U.S. FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION. THE FDA HAS DETERMINED THAT SUCH CLEARANCE OR APPROVAL IS NOT NECESSARY. THIS TEST IS USED FOR CLINICAL PURPOSES. IT SHOULD NOT BE REGARDED AS INVESTIGATIONAL OR FOR RESEARCH. THIS LAB IS CERTIFIED UNDER THE CLINICAL LABORATORY IMPROVEMENT AMENDMENTS OF 1988 (CLIA) AS QUALIFIED TO PERFORM HIGH COMPLEXITY TESTING.

Setup Schedule
Monday - Friday

Report Available
5 days
MD

Performing Laboratory
CompuNet Clinical Laboratories, LLC
2308 Sandridge Drive
Moraine, OH 45439



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.