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Wet Prep for Yeast and Trichomonas

Order Name Wet Prep
Test Number: 2915475
Revision Date 02/21/2018
Test Name Methodology LOINC Code
Vaginal Yeast Examination
Microscopy 32765-0 
Trichomonas Microscopic Examination
Microscopy 32766-8 
Clue Cell Examination
Microscopy 32764-3 
SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS
Specimen Specimen Volume (min) Specimen Type Specimen Container Transport Environment
Preferred See Instructions See Instructions Wet prep saline Room Temperature
Alternate 1 Swab Swab Copan eSwab - White (Regular size) Room Temperature
Instructions Collect discharge and place in sterile tube with saline or Copan eSwab - White.
Deliver specimens to the laboratory for testing as soon as possible, ideally within 2 hours of collection.
Trichomonas viability decreases in the specimen overtime. The Trichomonas antigen (2915460) testing is strongly recommended.
Specimens arriving 24 hours after collection are unacceptable.
GENERAL INFORMATION
Testing Schedule Daily 
Expected TAT 1 Day  
Clinical Use Determines yeast vaginitis and/or trichomoniasis 
Notes This used to be known as:
Order Name C WET PR
Test Number 6000650
CPT Code(s) 87210
Lab Section Microbiology