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Gardnerella Culture

Order Name G VAG CUL
Test Number: 6002075
Revision Date 09/21/2017
Test Name Methodology LOINC Code
Gardnerella Culture
Culture 21284-5 
SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS
Specimen Specimen Volume (min) Specimen Type Specimen Container Transport Environment
Preferred Swab Copan eSwab - White (Regular size) Room Temperature
Instructions Obtain specimen from mucosal surface. Place swab in transport device (Copan eSwab). Culture should be setup within 2 days of collection.
GENERAL INFORMATION
Testing Schedule Daily 
Expected TAT 3 Days  
Clinical Use Identifies Gardnerella sp, causative agent of bacterial vaginosis 
CPT Code(s) 87070
Lab Section Microbiology