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Last Updated: September 25, 2020 @ 9:13 am

90146

Ureaplasma Species and Mycoplasma hominis Culture

Specimen:Collect:
  • Body Fluid in Myco/Ureaplasma Media

Also Acceptable:
  • CSF in Myco/Ureaplasma Media
  • Respiratory Secretion(s) in CSF in Myco/Ureaplasma Media
  • Tissue in Respiratory Secretion(s) in CSF in Myco/Ureaplasma Media
  • Cervical/Vaginal Smear in Myco/Ureaplasma Media
  • Random Urine in Cervical/Vaginal Smear in Myco/Ureaplasma Media
  • Semen in Random Urine in Cervical/Vaginal Smear in Myco/Ureaplasma Media
  • Urethral Swab in Semen in Random Urine in Cervical/Vaginal Smear in Myco/Ureaplasma Media
  • Swab in Viral Transport Media
Submit:
  • 1 mL (Min:0.3 mL) Body Fluid in Myco/Ureaplasma Media. Submit Frozen.

Also Acceptable:
  • One (Min:0.3 ) Swab in Viral Transport Media. Submit Frozen.
  • 1 mL (Min:0.3 mL) CSF in Myco/Ureaplasma Media. Submit Frozen.
  • 1 mL (Min:0.3 mL) Semen in Myco/Ureaplasma Media. Submit Frozen.
  • 1 mL (Min:0.3 mL) Cervical/Vaginal Smear in Myco/Ureaplasma Media. Submit Frozen.
  • 1 mL (Min:0.3 mL) Urethral Swab in Myco/Ureaplasma Media. Submit Frozen.
  • 1 mL (Min:0.3 mL) Tissue in Myco/Ureaplasma Media. Submit Frozen.
  • 1 mL (Min:0.3 mL) Random Urine in Myco/Ureaplasma Media. Submit Frozen.
  • 1 mL (Min:0.3 mL) Respiratory Secretion(s) in Myco/Ureaplasma Media. Submit Frozen.
Special Handling:
  • State Source
  • Place swab or 0.5 mL of fluid (Min: 0.3 mL). in Mycoplasma/Ureaplasma transport media (UTM).
    Also acceptable: Any transport media validated for Mycoplasma/Ureaplasma transport such as M4 (DO NOT USE M4 RT).

    Respiratory specimens acceptable from patients younger than 1 year of age.

    Frozen stability applicable to -70C (-20C unacceptable storage).
Rejection Criteria:
  • Dry Swab
Stability:Ambient: 8 Hour(s); Refrigerated: 2 Day(s); Frozen: 1 Month(s); Incubated: Unacceptable
Methodology:
  • Culture
Performed:Sun-Sat
Reported:4-9 Day(s)
Within 9 days
Final: Negative within 9 days
Average time to positive: 4 days
CPT Codes:
  • 87109
Components:
  • 90146 - UREAPLASMA AND MYCOPLASMA CULTURE
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