Aids in the diagnosis of bacterial vaginosis by detection of Lactobacillus (L. gasseri, L. crispatus, and L. jensenii), Gardnerella vaginalis, and Atopobium vaginae. A qualitative result for BV is reported; results for individual organisms are not reported. Not recommended for patients under 14 years of age.
Qualitative Transcription-Mediated Amplification
Tue, Thu, Sat
New York DOH Approval Status
Patient must be 14 years of age or older.
Vaginal specimen collected with pink swab from Aptima MultiTest Swab Collection kit (ARUP supply #55224 PK/50 or #55229 PK/10) available online through eSupply using ARUP Connect or contact Client Services at (800) 522-2787.
Place swab in MultiTest Swab Specimen Transport Tube, break shaft at scoreline then recap tube.
Specimens in any transport media other than indicated above. Specimen in MultiTest swab transport media without a swab.
Ambient: 30 days; Refrigerated: 30 days; Frozen: 90 days
|Bacterial Vaginosis by TMA||
A negative result does not preclude a possible infection.
A single qualitative result is determined based on relative amounts of the following target organisms: Lactobacillus (L. gasseri, L. crispatus, and L. jensenii), Gardnerella vaginalis, and Atopobium vaginae. This assay does not report individual organisms.
Results should be interpreted in conjunction with other clinical data. This test has not been validated for use with specimens collected by patients at home.
This test is intended for medical purposes only and is not valid for the evaluation of suspected sexual abuse or for other forensic purposes.
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|3002584||Bacterial Vaginosis by TMA||92702-0|
- Bacterial Vaginosis PCR
- BV PCR
- Nucleic Acid Amplification Test (NAAT)
- Vaginitis Panel