BACTERIAL VAGINITIS BV

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LIS Mnemonic: WRBV MRBV
Department: Wilton, Malta MICROBIOLOGY
Container: Pur-wrap cotton swab, Plastic transport tube
Transport: Deliver immediately
CPT-4: 87899
Comments: Performed only at Wilton Medical Arts and Malta Medical Arts. Methodology: Rapid test for sialidase; an enzyme produced by bacterial pathogens that can cause bacterial vaginosis (BV).

CPT Codes: The CPT codes included in this publication are in accordance with Current Procedural Terminology, a publication of the American Medical Association. CPT codes are provided here for the convenience of our clients; however, correct coding often varies from one carrier to another, and Saratoga Hospital may bill specific carriers using codes other than those shown. Clients who bill for services should verify the code(s) with the applicable payor to confirm that their use is appropriate in each case.