PURPOSE OF TEST
The KOH wet mount is used for the direct microscopic identification of yeast and pseudohyphae in vaginal secretions.
IDA Pages (Clinical Indications, Documentation Plan, Clinical Actions)
Emergency Dept / General Medicine Clinic 1M / Women's Health Clinic 5M / Labor & Delivery H22-H25 / Pediatric Clinic 6M / Family Health Center Bldg 80/90 / Urgent Care Buiding 80 / POS Health WD86 / CASARC and RTC
INITIAL ORIENTATION, TRAINING & COMPETENCY
Initial Orientation & Training: See your Service Chief for Orientation & Training
Competency: Have your Service Chief enroll you in the online PPMP coursework for Wet Prep – Vaginal KOH Testing. This testing is required twice a year – once between Jan-Jun and again between Jul-Dec. You must score 80% or better to pass.
MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEETS (MSDS)