What is affirm Vpiii?
INTENDED USE: The Affirm™ VPIII Microbial Identification Test is a DNA probe test. intended for use in the detection and identification of Candida species, Gardnerella. vaginalis and Trichomonas vaginalis nucleic acid in vaginal fluid specimens from. patients with symptoms of vaginitis/vaginosis.1.
What does affirm swab test for?
The Affirm probe (Becton Dickinson Microbiology Systems, Sparks, MD) is a rapid test for the detection of the nucleic acid (RNA) of Candida albicans, Trichomonas vaginalis, and Gardnerella vaginalis (as a marker for bacterial vaginosis).
Is BD Affirm CLIA waived?
NOT CLIA waived. REFRIGERATED ITEM–PLEASE SELECT NEXT DAY AIR SHIPPING FOR PRODUCT STABILITY. The BD Affirm VPIII Microbial Identification Test uses DNA probe technology to accurately and quickly identify Candida species, Gardnerella vaginalis and Trichomonas vaginalis.
What is ambient temperature transport?
The Affirm Ambient Temperature Transport System (ATTS) is a pouch that includes a collection swab, a transport tube, and dropper containing the preservative transport reagent.
Can you check for trich in urine?
Trichomoniasis can be diagnosed by looking at a sample of vaginal fluid for women or urine for men under a microscope. If the parasite can be seen under the microscope, no further tests are needed. If this test isn’t conclusive, tests called rapid antigen tests and nucleic acid amplification may be used.
How do I use BD Affirm Vpiii?
Place the cap over the exposed end of the swab and firmly press the cap onto the tube. The cap will “snap” onto the tube when it is properly seated. Label the Sample Collection Tube (SCT) with the patient identification information. Include the time the sample was collected.
Is Gardnerella vaginalis an STD?
Gardnerella isn’t an STD or STI. But it’s a bacteria that’s most likely transmitted sexually.
Does affirm test for chlamydia?
The Affirm system provides its own collection device specific to that test. However, clinicians often order additional tests for patient care. For example, the ESwab™ has been validated for use in testing for sexually transmitted diseases (STD), including gonorrhea, chlamydia, and trichomoniasis (2–5).
Is Gardnerella curable?
Gardnerella is curable and can be treated with a short course of antibiotics. You should abstain from sexual intercourse until your treatment is finished, and ensure that your sexual partners are also treated to avoid re-infecting each other.
How is the Affirm VPIII microbial identification test performed?
One of the routine procedures in the use of the Affirm VPIII Microbial Identification Test involves the collection and stable transportation of a vaginal specimen from the patient to the laboratory. This can be accomplished using the Affirm VPIII Ambient Temperature Transport System.
How to use the BD Affirm VPIII ambient temperature transport system?
For specimen collection, use only the BD Affirm VPIII Ambient Temperature Transport System, the BD Affirm VPIII Sample Collection Set or the swabs provided in the BD Affirm VPIII Microbial Identification Test Kit. Separate swabs should be used for other tests, e.g. culture or microscopic slide samples.
How many tests are in a BD Affirm VPIII test?
sites, demonstrating the reproducibility and ease-of-use of the BD Affirm System within and between runs, and between sites. AVAILABILITY Cat. No. Description 446252 BD Affirm™ VPIII Microbial Identification Test, 24 tests
Was ist Affirm VPIII-system?
AffirmVPIII-System zum Transport bei Raumtemperatur, 10 Testkits und 10 x 10 Testkits (446255). Jede Verpackungseinheit des Affirm VPIII-Transportsystems enthält alle notwendigen Materialien zur Entnahme und zum Transport eines Vaginalabstrichs.