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TEM-PCR Bacterial Vaginosis Panel

Test Code: 95176

CPT Codes: 87511, 87798x4

Pathogens detected: Atopbium vaginae, Gardnerella vaginalis, Mycoplasma genitalium, Mycoplasma hominis, Ureaplasma urealyticum

TEM-PCR technology is a unique, multiplex amplification platform designed to overcome the challenges that exist with conventional laboratory methods and real-time PCR applications. Improved speed and accuracy of laboratory results lead to:

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Trichomonas Vaginalis RNA, Qualitative TMA, Males

Test code: 90801

CPT code(s): 87661

Preferred specimen(s):

  • Aptima urine collection kit (yellow label)
  • Aptima unisex swab specimen collection kit (white label)

Reference Range(s):

T. vaginalis RNA, QL, TMA, Males - Not detected

This test was performed using the APTIMA® Trichomonas vaginalis assay (GEN-PROBE®).

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Group B Strep TEM-PCR™

Test Code(s): 95618, TEM-PCR™

CPT Code(s): 87081

Includes: If culture is positive, identification will be performed at an additional charge (CPT code(s): 87077 or 87140 or 87143 or 87147 or 87149). Antibiotic susceptibilities are only performed when appropriate (CPT code(s): 87181 or 87184 or 87185 or 87186).

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Influenza Type A and B and RSV RNA, Qualitative, Real-Time RT-PCR

Test code: 16086

CPT code(s): 87631

Methodology: Real-time polymerase chain reaction (rt-pcr)

Reference range(s): Not detected

Alternative name(s): Flu A/B,RSV, Influenza virus A/B RNA, QL Real Time PCR

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Culture, Fungus, Blood

Test Code: 4606

CPT Code(s): 87103, 87106, 87107, 87143, 87149

Includes: If culture is positive, identification will be performed at an additional charge (CPT code(s): 87106 or 87107 or 87140 or 87143 or 87149 or 87158).

The CPT codes provided are based on ama guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payor being billed.

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SureSwab® Trichomonas Vaginalis RNA, QL, TMA, Female - Unisex Collection

Test code: 19550
Note: For male specimens, see Trichomonas Vaginalis RNA, Qualitative TMA, Males (test code 90801).

CPT code(s): 87661

Methodology transcription: Mediated amplification (TMA)

Reference range(s):

T. vaginalis RNA, QL TMA Not detected

This test was performed using the Aptima® Trichomonas vaginalis Assay (GEN-PROBE®).

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SureSwab®, Bacterial Vaginosis DNA, Quantitative, Real-Time PCR - Unisex Collection

Test Code: 16898

CPT Code(s): 87512,87799, 87799 (x3)

Includes: Lactobacillus spp., Atopobium vaginae, Megasphaera spp. and Gardnerella vaginalis

Methodology: Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR)

Reference Range(s): See Laboratory Report

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Group B Strep Culture

Test Code(s) 5617

CPT Code(s) 87081

Includes If culture is positive, identification will be performed at an additional charge (CPT code(s): 87077 or 87140 or 87143 or 87147 or 87149). Antibiotic susceptibilities are only performed when appropriate (CPT code(s): 87181 or 87184 or 87185 or 87186).

Methodology Bacterial culture, aerobic isolation and identification. Procedure includes broth enhanced culture

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