Vaginitis Panel (Aptima) – CellSwab


Bacterial Vaginosis (BV) (Gardnerella vaginalis),Candida vaginitis (CV) [Candida species;(including C. albicans, C. tropicalis, C. dubliniensis, C. parapsilosis) and Candida glabrata], Trichomonas vaginalis (TV)

  • Tech Only CPT 87481 X2, 87511, 87661, 87798
  • Tech Pro CPT
  • PowerPath Code VP Aptima
  • Schedule Monday, Wednesday, Friday
  • Turn Around Time 48 hours
  • Disease State Vaginitis
  • Methodology Transcription-Mediated Amplification


Cervix, Vagina

Specimen Requirements

Unisex swab in Aptima tube

Diagnostic Utility

The LDT test is intended for use in the detection and identification of Candida species, Candida galbrata, Gardnerella vaginali, Lactobacillus and Trichomonas vaginalis nucleic acid in vaginal fluid specimens from patients with symptoms of vaginitis/vaginosis.

Storage and Transportation

Room temperature

Cause for Rejection

- less than 2.0 mls
- No swab in Aptima tube


4 weeks