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  Nitrazine Analysis - Amniotic Fluid (POC-Provider Performed) Specimen Type:
  also known as Vaginal pH (POC)

Other


POINT OF CARE TESTING

Specimen requirements: Clean Specimen Container
Reference ranges:
CATEGORY LOW   HIGH   UNITS   QUALITATIVE  
N/A N/A N/A pH units <7.0
Unit of measure: pH units
Ideal sample: fresh vaginal fluid
Absolute minimum amount: 1 drop
Method of collection: N/A
Transportation: N/A
Label instructions: N/A
Request test on form: N/A
Order/entry screen(s): N/A
Stat frequency: N/A
Stat turn around time: N/A
Routine frequency: N/A
Must be in by: N/A
Routine turn around time: N/A
Deliver the specimen to : NA : NA
Deliver the specimen to : NA : NA
Scheduling requirements : N/A
Method: Color change of indicator dye phenaphthazine due to change of pH of sample
Special Instructions: Use phenaphthazine reagent strip (Nitrazine) paper. Refer to the procedure "NITRAZINE TEST for Vaginal pH" located at the patient care area site. If unable to perform the test, notify Laboratory POC. During an emergency, you may obtain replacement reagent paper from another testing site.
  Results are Quantitative
CyberLAB abbreviation: N/A
CyberLAB code: N/A
Lab Processing Instructions: N/A