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Ureaplasma / mycoplasma hominis culture

Item Value
Approval req'd? Yes, contact Microbiology at x3-1268 for non-genital samples.
Available Stat? No
Test code P319
Test group Mycoplasma
Performed by Quest
Sendout? Yes
Collection Instructions Specimens should be collected Monday through Friday only so that culture can be set up within 24 hours.

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 At T319 prompt, enter code MYCUL
Normal range Negative
Synonyms Mycoplasma culture
Stability Refrigerated 2 days, frozen 1 month
Turn around times 10-15 days
CPT coding 87109-90
LOINC code 29257-3
Last Updated 8/1/2017 2:41:36 PM
Entry Number 675
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