Wet Prep


Sunquest Code:WPREP  
Epic Code:LAB252Epic Name:Wet Prep
Synonyms:Trichomonas; Yeast; CLUE Test; Bacterial Vaginosis; WPREP; See KOH
Methodology:Direct microscopic examination
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Test Includes:Microscopic examination for Trichomonas, yeast, and CLUE cells.
Turnaround Time:Performed daily 24 hours/day. Results are reported within 24 hours.
Special Instructions:Provide clinical history on request form. Deliver specimens immediately to lab.
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IDDL (Microbiology/Virology) Collection Container Guidelines



Collection Instructions

Specimen:Vaginal swabs/scrapings; urethral swabs, prostatic secretions
Collection Instructions:Vaginal discharge, urethral discharge, or prostatic secretions collected with swab and placed in tube of room temperature saline.
Causes for Rejection:Not delivered to the performing laboratory within one hour. ESwabs are not acceptable.


Processing and Shipping

Test Performed at or Referral Lab Infectious Diseases Diagnostic Lab-Microbiology  (Fairview Range - FRMC, UMMC-East Bank, Fairview Lakes - FLMC, Fairview Ridges - FRH, Fairview Northland - FNMC, Fairview Southdale - FSH, UMMC/UMMCH-West Bank, M Health Clinic and Surgery Center, Grand Itasca GICH)


Interpretive

Reference Range:

No Trichomonas, yeast, clue cells or wbc's seen.

 

 



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