883 Culture, Mycoplasma/Ureaplasma

Specimen Type Specimen Stability Reference Range
Fluid/Tissue 48 Hours 2 - 8°C No Growth

Specimen Requirements

Specimen Type: Culture
Container: BD Universal Transport Medium (UTM)
Temperature: Refrigerated

Method

Culture

Schedule

Sun-Sat

Turn-Around Time

Held 7 days before reporting unless Ureaplasma and Mycoplasma are positive.

Instructions/Notes

Vaginal, cervical, endocervical, urine, semen specimens and sterile body fluids in BD Universal Transport Media (UTM). Specimens older than 48hrs must be tested by Molecular method (Test code #5414).

Clinical Utility

To detect and isolate Mycoplasm/Ureaplasma organisms.

CPT Codes

87109

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