Gardnerella vaginalis-PCR STI

CPT Code

87491; 87496; 87511; 87529; 87563; 87591; 87661; 87798

Specimen Type


Container Type

Sterile Specimen ContainerESWABUrine Preservative Tiger TopUrine preservative Gray top


Sterile Specimen Container or ESWAB-Room Temperature- 48 hours, 2-8°C, 72 hours, Preservative Tiger Top-Room Temperature-72 hours, 2-8°C, 5 days

Handling Instructions

Refrigerate if possible

Clinical Notes

The purpose of this assay is to detect sexually transmitted infections from urine specimens by RT-PCR.

Performing Lab

Principle Laboratory - Houston
16840 Buccaneer Ln
Suite 281
Houston, TX 77058