Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: July 22, 2024 @ 9:13 am


Mycoplasma genitalium rRNA, TMA (NAAT)

  • Vaginal Swab in Aptima Kit-Multitest (Orange)

Also Acceptable:
  • Penile Meatal in Aptima Kit-Multitest (Orange)
  • Random Urine in Aptima Kit-Urine (Yellow)
  • Vaginal Swab in Aptima Kit-Multitest (Orange). Submit Ambient.

Also Acceptable:
  • Random Urine in Aptima Kit-Urine (Yellow). Submit Ambient.
  • Penile Meatal in Aptima Kit-Multitest (Orange). Submit Ambient.
Special Handling:
  • Clinician collected and patient collected vaginal swab specimens are acceptable.
    Clinical or patient collected penile meatal specimen in Aptima Kit- Multitest (Orange) are acceptable.
    Urine specimens: The patient should not have urinated for at least one hour prior to sampling. Do not cleanse the area prior to providing the specimen. Direct the patient to provide first-catch urine into a sterile urine collection cup and then transfer appropriate amount of specimen into the urine aptima kit. Liquid must fall between 2 black indicator lines on aptima kit.
    Please note: Random Urine stable for 24-hours before being transferred to aptima kit.
Rejection Criteria:
  • Samples collected in any transport media other than Aptima.
    Samples collected after Aptima-tube expiration date.
    Transport tubes with incorrect or missing swabs.
    Patients under 15 years of age.
Stability:Ambient: 1 Month(s); Refrigerated: 1 Month(s); Frozen: 3 Month(s); Incubated: Unacceptable
  • Target Amplified Nucleic Acid Probe
Reported:1-3 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 87798
Interpretive Data:Please see report for interpretive data.
  • 5183 - M. GENITALIUM
  • 1186 - SOURCE
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