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Mycoplasma genitalium; Mycoplasma hominis; Ureaplasma spp
Detect Mycoplasma genitalium, Mycoplasma hominis, Ureaplasma spp
This test was developed, and its performance characteristics determined, by LabCorp. It has not been cleared or approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The FDA has determined that such clearance or approval is not necessary.
Nucleic acid amplification (NAA)
First-void urine in Aptima® urine transport
2 mL of a 20 to 30 mL urine collection
Urine specimen: The patient should not have urinated for at least one hour prior to specimen collection. Direct patient to provide a first-catch urine (approximately 20-30 mL of the initial urine stream) into a urine collection cup free of any preservatives. Collection of larger volumes of urine may result in specimen dilution that may reduce test sensitivity; lesser volumes may not adequately rinse organisms into the specimen. Female patients should not cleanse the labial area prior to providing the specimen. Add urine to the Aptima® Combo 2 urine collection device. The final volume must be between the two black lines on the device (about 2 mL).
Causes for Rejection
Specimen with incorrect patient identification; unlabeled specimen; inappropriate specimen transport conditions; specimens received after prolonged delay (usually >72 hours); specimen leaked in transit; specimen in expired transport or incorrect transport device; specimens with inappropriate source for test requested; specimen with fixative or additives; Aptima® urine transport >30 days from collection; Aptima® urine transport with incorrect specimen volume; specimen in ProbeTec® UPT transport; ProbeTec® Q-swabs; urine in sterile container
|Order Code||Order Code Name||Order Loinc||Result Code||Result Code Name||UofM||Result LOINC|
|180040||Genital Mycoplasmas NAA, Urine||180024||Mycoplasma genitalium NAA||69935-5|
|180040||Genital Mycoplasmas NAA, Urine||180037||Mycoplasma hominis NAA||68546-1|
|180040||Genital Mycoplasmas NAA, Urine||180038||Ureaplasma spp NAA||68547-9|
|180040||Genital Mycoplasmas NAA, Urine||180044||Comment:||77202-0|