Fetal Fibronectin

Test Name Fetal Fibronectin
Test Code 682
CPT Code(s) 82731
Preferred Requirement(s) Fetal Fibronectin Swab
Transport Temperature A=8hours, R=72hours, F=3months
Methodology Lateral Flow Solid-Phase Immunochromatography
Days Performed Mon-Fri
Special Instructions Specimen to be obtained using the Hologic Fetal Fibronectin swab provided in the Cytyc specimen collection kit. Specimen should be obtained from the posterior fornix of the vagina during a speculum examination. The polyester-tipped applicator provided should be inserted into the vagina and lightly rotated across the posterior fornix for approximately 10 seconds to absorb the cervicovaginal secretions.
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