Bacterial Vaginosis/Vaginitis Panel
Test Code: 14577
CPT Code(s): 87480, 87510, 87660
Includes: Candida species, Trichomonas vaginalis, Gardnerella vaginalis
Methodology: DNA Probe
Special Instructions: Cervical specimens should be avoided because of the effect of elevated sialidase activity. Specimens should not be collected from a patient who has used any vaginal product in the previous 72 hours, e.g., cream, gel, spermicide, or douching.