Ureaplasma and Mycoplasma Culture


Abbrev Code:UREAMYCOCX   
Order Code:LAB809Order Name:Ureaplasma and Mycoplasma Culture
Methodology:Culture
CPT Codes: 87109 x1, 87076 x1
Test Includes:Culture for large colony Mycoplasma species (not Mycoplasma pneumoniae), T-strains, Ureaplasma species
Turnaround Time:Performed daily; results are reported within 7 days,
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IDDL (Microbiology/Virology) Collection Container Guidelines



Collection Instructions

Container:BD Universal Transport Media
Collection Instructions:
Specimen Type Instructions Minimum Volume Container
CSF  
Collect into Sterile Leakproof container
 
Optimal: 1 mL
 
Minimum: 0.5 ml
CSF Container
Body Fluid:
 Amniotic fluid, Synovial fluid and Pleaural fluid
Sterile Container
Aspirate- Trachea
Bronchial alveolar lavage
Semen
Sputum
Urine
Vaginal Fluid
Swab:
Cervical, Vaginal , Throat
Use swab that comes with UTM, wooden shaft cotton swabs should be avoided. Place swab immediately into UTM. N/A UTM
Tissue Place small piece in UTM to prevent drying. Discard Swab. Visible Piece UTM
Causes for Rejection:Urine received in grey top transport container. M4-RT (room temperature) transport media, tissue or endotracheal tubing not received in M4/UTM transport media.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Store in refrigerator.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature to arrive within 24 hours. Alternatively; ship frozen on dry ice.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Infectious Diseases Diagnostic Laboratory  (UMMC-East Bank)


Interpretive

Reference Range:No Large Colony Mycoplasma isolated.


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