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Mycoplasma & Ureaplasma Genital Swab

Clinical Microbiology

​Ordering Recommendations

Specimen #1 Requirements​ ​

  • Endocervix
  • Vaginal


Grounds for Rejection​

Specimen #2 Requirements​ ​

  • ​Urethral

​Collection Procedure
  • Transport at room temperature without delay for optimal organism recovery
  • Store < 48 hours at room temperature if transportation delayed
  • Specimen must be received in laboratory within 48 hours of collection
​Grounds for Rejection

Testing Information​ ​

Testing Site​
  • ​Bacteriology Laboratory, RUH
Results Reporting​
Clinical Interpretation
​Specimen Retention

​Alternate Test Names
  • Genital mycoplasma
  • Mycoplasma hominis
  • Ureaplasma urealyticum

Test Ordering Requirements​ ​

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Laboratory Controlled Document LSM-979 v1

Last Modified: Friday, September 27, 2019 |
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