Test Name: Lactobacillus crispatus


Methodology: PCR


Test Description

This assay is run on Open Array® plates performed on the QuantStudio™ 12K Flex Real Time PCR system for the detection and identification of Lactobacillus crispatus.


Specimen Requirements

Cervical or vaginal swab collections. Acceptable specimen collection/transport containers are: •ThinPrep® Pap Vial
•Copan eSwab
•BD eSwab
Please clearly label vaginal swab collections into a ThinPrep® Pap Vial as VAGINAL.


Storage and Transport

Cervical or vaginal swab collections. Acceptable specimen collection/transport containers are: •ThinPrep® Pap Vial
•Copan eSwab
•BD eSwab
Please clearly label vaginal swab collections into a ThinPrep® Pap Vial as VAGINAL.


Specimen Rejection Criteria

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Turn Around Time (TAT): 2 - 4 Days


CPT Codes*: 87798


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