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Test ID FNSVG Vaginitis (VG), NuSwab

Useful For

Used to detect the presence of Candida albicans and Candida glabrata DNA in vaginal samples as an aid to the diagnosis of vulvovaginal candidiasis in symptomatic women. Also used in the diagnosis of Trichomonas vaginalis infections.

Method Name

Nucleic acid amplification (NAA)

Reporting Name

NuSwab Vaginitis (VG)

Specimen Type


Specimen Required

Submit one vaginal swab in APTIMA vaginal or unisex swab. Ship refrigerate.

Specimen Minimum Volume

One swab

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Swab Refrigerated (preferred) 30 days
  Ambient  30 days

Reference Values

Candida albicans, NAA: Negative

Candida glabrata, NAA: Negative

Trich vag by NAA: Negative

Day(s) Performed

Monday through Sunday

Report Available

4 to 8 days

Performing Laboratory

LabCorp Burlington

Test Classification

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by LabCorp. It has not been cleared or approved by the Food and Drug Administration. The FDA has determined that such clearance or approval is not necessary.

CPT Code Information


87798 x 3


LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
FNSVG NuSwab Vaginitis (VG) Not Provided


Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
Z4735 Atopobium vaginae 69565-0
Z4736 BVAB 2 69566-8
Z4737 Megasphaera 1 69567-6
Z4738 Candida albicans, NAA 69562-7
Z4739 Candida glabrata, NAA 69563-5
Z4740 Trich vag by NAA 46154-1

NY State Approved