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VAGINAL CULTURE W/GRAM STAIN

Test Name  VAGINAL CULTURE W/GRAM STAIN 
Mnemonic  VAG 
Lab Order Code   
CPT   8,707,087,205 
Department  Microbiology 
Container  STERILE SWAB/CULTURETTE 
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Handling  Specimen: Culturette with wet sponge. Unacceptable conditions: Unpreserved swab Stability: Ambient 12 hours for recovery of N.gonorrhoeae 24 hours for group B and yeast Set up daily. TAT: Routine culture, 2 days 
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Component  GRAM STAIN CULTURE VAGINA 
Methodology  Standard culture procedures 
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Neonate Reference Range   
Required Information  Sensitivity ordered? 
Performed   
Reported   Preliminary 1 day; final 2 days 
Note  Includes screen for Neisseria gonorrhoeae, Streptococcus agalactiae (group B), and yeast. Additional charges may vary based on id/sensi of significant isolates. 
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