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Test Code WPMISC WET PREP/SALINE, MISC. SITE

Important Note

This is for sites other then vaginal.

Performing Laboratory

Porter Hospital Laboratory

Specimen Requirements

Specimen Source: Please indicate source on order

Submission Container/Tube: Clean test tube

Collection & handling:

1. A swab of miscellaneous site is placed in

     tube containing l mL of saline and gently agitated.
2. Keep specimen at body temperature as much as possible.
3. Submit immediately to the laboratory.

Specimen Transport Temperature

Body Temperature; Deliver immediately

Days Performed

Daily; Always performed STAT

Methodology

Microscopic Review

Test Classification and CPT Coding

87210

Normal Reference Values

No trichomonas or yeast cells seen.