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). Sexually transmitted infections: Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhea

  • Tech Only CPT 87481 X2, 87511, 87661, 87798, 87491, 87591
  • Tech Pro CPT
  • PowerPath Code VP Aptima
  • Schedule Monday - Friday
  • Turn Around Time 24 to 48 hours
  • Disease State Urogenital Infection, Vaginitis
  • Methodology Transcription-Mediated Amplification


Cervix, Vagina, Urogenital

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, Trichomonas vaginalis and Chlamydia trachomatis, Neisseria gonorrhea nucleic acid in vaginal fluid specimens from patients with symptoms of vaginitis/vaginosis.

Storage and Transportation

Room temperature - Store in CellSwab (Aptima) transport tube. Stable 2-30°C / 60 days.

Cause for Rejection

- less than 2.0 mls
- No swab in Aptima tube


4 weeks


FDA approved for the detection of Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhea, two of the most common sexually transmitted infections worldwide.
FDA approved for the detection of Trichomonas vaginalis LDT for Candida species, Candida Glabrata, Gardnerella vaginalis lactobacillus.