Test directory: GBS Screen, DNA Amplification

Ordering Code 6204
Test Name GBS Screen, DNA Amplification
Alias Rapid Prenatal Group B Strep Screen
Molecular Prenatal Group B Strep
Screen
Prenatal Group B Strep, Molecular
Prenatal GBS Screen, rt-PCR
Preferred Specimen Vagina/Rectal
Preferred Container Eswab
Other Specimen/Container Other Bacterial Transport Device without gel media (e.g. Culturette EZ)
Optimum Volume 2 Swabs
Collection Instructions The Transystem Transport Swab is a culturette containing two swabs with a molded break point. Both swabs must be used during collection.
Transport Requirements Oahu: Ambient
Airline: Ambient
Specimen Stability Ambient: 3 Days
Refrigerated: 3 Days
Rejection Criteria Expired container/transport media, Mislabelled/unlabelled specimens
Avail. Stat NO
Analytic Time Up to 3 Days
Methodology Real-Time PCR

Reference range(s)

Component Age Male Norm Male Critical Low Male Critical High Female Norm Female Critical High Female Critical Low Units Add'l info
Source ALL See report.
ALL See report.
Group B Strep DNA Result: ALL NEGATIVE NEGATIVE