Days Set Up
Daily
Analytic Time

Negative results are reported within 48 hours.

MiChart Code
Strep B Screen, Vaginal / Rectal
Soft Order Code
GBS

Test Updated:

Synonyms

Streptococcus agalactiae Culture, Vaginal / Rectal
BSSN
Group B Streptococci Culture, Perinatal
Beta Strep Group B Culture, Vaginal / Rectal
Streptococcus agalactiae
Culture, Beta Streptococcus Group B
BETA STREPTOCOCCUS GRP B CULTURE
GBS
BETA STREPTOCOCCUS GP B CULT

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Test Overview

Test Methodology

Culture

Test Usage

Detect maternal colonization with Beta Streptococcus Group B.

Reference Range

Negative

* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.

Specimen Requirements

Collection Onsite

Swab lower vagina and anorectum and place in aerobic transport tube.

Collection Offsite

Swab lower vagina and anorectum and place in aerobic transport tube. Refrigerate and send within 48 hours of collection.

ESwab
Normal Volume
1 swab
Minimum Volume
1 swab

Billing Information

CPT Code
87081
Pro Fee Code
 
LOINC
 

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As the reference laboratory division of Michigan Medicine's Department of Pathology, MLabs shares the institution's commitment to applying established quality principles to clinical laboratory testing. Like other large organizations in complex, consequential fields, we rely on an established approach to monitor quality throughout the testing process.