Item Value
Test name Vaginal smear for Bacterial vaginosis/yeast
Available Stat? No
Turn around times Same or next day
In House Availability Daily, day and evening shifts only
Performed by Mirobiology
Normal range Nugent score < 7 without Clue cells or Nugent score < 4 if Clue cells present
Container type Glass slides or swab in Amies Transport Media with charcoal
Amount to Collect 2 smeared slides or single swab
Collection Instructions Prepare thin smears of vaginal discharge on 2 slides, or collect swab in Amies charcoal transport medium with charcoal.
Sample type Vaginal discharge

If you have additional questions regarding this test, please call: 415-353-1667