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Culture, Yeast, Vaginal

Culture, Yeast, Vaginal (HCYSTC, HCYSTCS) Microbiology Lab Test

Name: Culture, Yeast, Vaginal

Test Name: Culture, Yeast, Vaginal

Health Link Test Code: HCYSTC, HCYSTCS

LIS Test Code: YSTC, YSTCS

CPT Code(s): 87102, 87206

Test Component:

Yeast culture; smear if requested.

Methodology: Culture, Microscopy

Clinical Information:

Aids in the diagnosis of candidiasis. For vaginal specimens, also testing for Trichomonas and bacterial vaginosis (gram stain) is highly recommended.

Days Performed: Daily.

In-Lab Turnaround Time: Smear/Stain: Calcofluor white stain 8 hours. Culture: Preliminary report 1 day; Final report 2 days.

Specimen: Vaginal swabs

Collection Container: CultureSwab®

Stability Ambient:

2 hours

Stability Refridgerated:

24 hours

Stability Frozen:

Not acceptable

Specimen Transport:

Transport specimen to the laboratory within 2 hours of collection.

Interpretation:

No Yeast Isolated

Interpretation Type: Expected Results

Test Limitations:

Wet preps have low sensitivity (50%) for yeast.

Additional Information:

Calcofluor White stain is available STAT for ED only (1 hr turnaround time).