Candida albicans and Candida glabrata, NAA

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Turnaround Time: 3 - 4 days
CPT Code:


Test Type: Vaginal swab, One swab
Stability Time:



Room temperature

30 days


30 days


Detect the presence of Candida albicans and Candida glabrataDNA in vaginal samples as an aid to the diagnosis of vulvovaginal candidiasis in symptomatic women.

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.

Collection Details:

Collection Instructions:

Aptima® vaginal or unisex swab.

Vaginal swab: Collect vaginal fluid sample using the Gen-Probe® Aptima® swab by contacting the swab to the lower third of the vaginal wall and rotating the swab for 10 to 30 seconds to absorb fluid. Immediately place the swab into the transport tube and carefully break the swab shaft against the side of the tube. Tightly screw on the cap.

Maintain specimen at room temperature or refrigerate (2°C to 30°C).