Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: December 7, 2022 @ 10:13 am

5183

Mycoplasma genitalium rRNA, TMA (NAAT)

Specimen:Collect:
  • Vaginal Swab in Aptima Kit-Multitest (Orange)

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

Also Acceptable:
  • Random Urine in Aptima Kit-Urine (Yellow). Submit Ambient.
Special Handling:
  • Clinician collected and patient collected vaginal swabs specimens are acceptable.
    Clinician or patient collected penile meatal specimen in Aptima Kit-Multitest (Orange) are acceptable.
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 14 years of age
Stability:Ambient: 1 Month(s); Refrigerated: 1 Month(s); Frozen: Unacceptable; Incubated: Unacceptable
Methodology:
  • Target Amplified Nucleic Acid Probe
Performed:Mon-Fri
Reported:1-3 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 87798
Components:
  • 5183 - M.GENITALIUM, RNA
Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Disclaimer:
It is preferable to locate tests on the website and not rely on printed test information, which may soon be out of date.
Updated test information can only be guaranteed by using this website.