Test directory: GBS Screen, DNA Amplification

Ordering Code6204
Test NameGBS Screen, DNA Amplification
AliasRapid Prenatal Group B Strep Screen
Molecular Prenatal Group B Strep
Prenatal Group B Strep, Molecular
Prenatal GBS Screen, rt-PCR
Preferred SpecimenVagina/Rectal
Preferred ContainerEswab
Other Specimen/ContainerOther Bacterial Transport Device without gel media (e.g. Culturette EZ)
Optimum Volume2 Swabs
Collection InstructionsThe Transystem Transport Swab is a culturette containing two swabs with a molded break point. Both swabs must be used during collection.
Transport RequirementsOahu: Ambient
Airline: Ambient
Specimen StabilityAmbient: 3 Days
Refrigerated: 3 Days
Rejection CriteriaExpired container/transport media, Mislabelled/unlabelled specimens
Avail. StatNO
Analytic TimeUp to 3 Days
MethodologyReal-Time PCR

Reference range(s)

ComponentAgeMale NormMale Critical LowMale Critical HighFemale NormFemale Critical HighFemale Critical LowUnitsAdd'l info
SourceALLSee report.
ALLSee report.