SureSwab®, MYCOPLASMA/UREAPLASMA PANEL, PCR

Specimen Required
Vaginal Swab: Follow instructions in the Aptima Swab Specimen Collection kit. Send refrigerated.

Alternate Specimen
Urine: Male urine collected in an Aptima Urine Specimen Transport tube. Patient should not have urinated one hour prior to collection. Collect a first-catch urine in a urine cup (preservative free). Transfer 2.0 mL of urine to an Aptima Urine Specimen Transport tube within 24 hours of collection. Fluid levels should be between the black lines on the tube label.
Male Urethral swab: Follow instructions in the Aptima Unisex Swab Specimen Collection kit.

Rejection Criteria
Urine from a female patient

Methodology
Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)

Stability
Room temprature: 14 days; Refrigerated: 14 days; Frozen: 30 days

Reference Range
Not detected

Performed
Monday-Saturday

Turnaround Time5-7 days
Test CodeMUPCR
CPT-4 Code (s)
87798 x 4
LOINC Codes
Mycoplasma hominis DNA:   68546-1  
Mycoplasma genitalium DNA:   69935-5  
Ureaplasma parvum DNA:   69933-0  
Ureaplasma urealyticum DNA:   51988-4  

Warde
Medical
Laboratory