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Ureaplasma / mycoplasma hominis culture
|Approval req'd?||Yes, contact Microbiology at x3-1268 for non-genital samples.|
|Collection Instructions||Specimens should be collected Monday-Friday only so that the culture can be set up within 24 hours of collection.
Collection kits, containing swabs and UTM medium, can be obtained from Moffitt-Long Microbiology Laboratory or Mount Zion Virology Laboratory.
All specimen types must be submitted in this medium. If a swab specimen is to be collected, use swab in this kit for specimen collection and bend or break swab to fit inside tube of UTM medium.
|Container type||Special medium (see collection instructions)|
|Sample type||Cervical, vaginal or urethral swab|
|UCSF Rejection Criteria||Not submitted in UTM medium|
|Processing notes||Refrigerate specimen. Order Quest test code 6874P|
|Turn around times||5-7 days|
|Last Updated||5/15/2013 1:11:36 PM|
If you have additional questions regarding this test, please call: 415-353-1667