Urogenital Ureaplasma and Mycoplasma Species by PCR
Detects and speciates Ureaplasma parvum, Ureaplasma urealyticum, Mycoplasma hominis, and Mycoplasma genitalium
Consider using for cases of non-gonococcal urethritis
Specimen Collection Requirements
Genital swab or urine. Also acceptable: Cervical or vaginal specimen collected with the ThinPrep Pap Test Collection Kit.
Transfer genital swab or 1 mL urine to viral transport media (UTM). ThinPrep: Vortex ThinPrep PreservCyt solution and transfer 1 mL to a sterile container (min: 0.5 mL).
Ambient: 24 hours; Refrigerated: 10 days; Frozen: 3 months
Qualitative Polymerase Chain Reaction
A negative result does not rule out the presence of PCR inhibitors in the patient specimen or test-specific nucleic acid in concentrations below the level of detection by this test.
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