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Test Code Myco Genit Mycoplasma Culture, Genital

Clinical System Name

Mycoplasma Culture, Genital

Synonyms

None specified

 

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Urogenital Swab

Container(s): See note

Preferred Vol: N/A

Minimum Vol:  N/A

 

Note: Indicate specimen site on requisition.

Processing Instructions

Reject due to: Tissues free-floating in formalin; samples containing citrate, or heparin; Blood/Serum specimens

Spin: N

Aliquot: N

Temp: -20 C

Storage location: Ensure that specimen has been placed in UTM. Freeze in the CPA freezer.

 

Off-site collection: Document sample type. Refrigerate swabs in transport media for up to 24  hours.

Stability

Specimen Type Temperature Time
  Room temp

 

  Refrigerated  
  Frozen

 

 

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
N

Collected daily, performed 3x a week

1 m

 

Performing Laboratory

University of Washington

Dept of Laboratory Medicine

UW Microbiology Molecular Diagnostics
1959 NE Pacific St, NW220
Seattle, WA 98195
 

Phone Number: (206) 520-4600

Department

Department:  Send Outs

 

Phone Number: (206) 987-2563

Reference Range

No mycoplasma isolated (no ureaplasma isolated).
 

 

 

Methodology

Method: PCR amplified probes

Analytical Volume: None specified

Limitations:

CPT Codes

87801

 

Send Out Instructions

 

Reference Test Name:

Mycoplasma, Genital by PCR

Reference Test Number:

GUMPCR

Instructions:

Send out M - F with the UW courier.