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Vaginal Pathogen Panel by DNA Probe
0065153
Ordering Recommendation
Use to detect common vaginal pathogens associated with vaginitis/vaginosis. Not recommended as stand-alone test for sexually transmitted infection testing or screening.
Mnemonic
VAGP
Methodology
Qualitative Nucleic Acid Probe
Performed
Sun-Sat
Reported
Within 24 hours
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
ARUP Consult®
Disease Topics
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
Vaginal fluid. Collect in BD Affirm VPIII Ambient Temperature Transport System (ARUP Supply #29624). Available online through eSupply using ARUP Connect or contact Client Services at (800) 522-2787.  
Specimen Preparation
Transport swab in BD Affirm VPIII Ambient Temperature Transport System.  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Specimens in any transport media other than indicated above.  
Remarks
 
Stability
Ambient: 72 hours; Refrigerated: 72 hours; Frozen: Unacceptable  
Reference Interval
Test Number
Components
Reference Interval
 Candida species DNA ProbeNegative
 Gardnerella vaginalis DNA ProbeNegative
 Trichomonas vaginalis DNA ProbeNegative

Interpretive Data
All test results should be correlated with clinical history.


Note
Specimens must be collected and transported in the manufacturer's test specific kits.
CPT Code(s)
87480; 87510; 87660
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
0065157Candida Species DNA Probe54142-5
0065161Gardnerella vaginalis DNA Probe54143-3
0065166Trichomonas vaginalis DNA Probe54144-1
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Aliases
  • Candida Species
  • Candida Species DNA Probe
  • Gardnerella vaginalis DNA Probe
  • Trichomonas Vaginalis DNA Probe
  • vaginosis panel