Detects and speciates Ureaplasma parvum, Ureaplasma urealyticum, Mycoplasma hominis, and Mycoplasma genitalium; consider ordering for cases of non-gonococcal urethritis.
Qualitative Polymerase Chain Reaction
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 (ARUP supply #12884) available online through eSupply using ARUP Connect™ or contact ARUP Client Services at (800) 522-2787.
ThinPrep: Vortex ThinPrep PreservCyt solution and transfer 1 mL to a sterile container. (Min: 0.5 mL)
Specimen source required.
Ambient: 24 hours; Refrigerated: 10 days; Frozen: 3 months
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.
This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. It has not been cleared or approved by the US Food and Drug Administration. This test was performed in a CLIA certified laboratory and is intended for clinical purposes.
Laboratory Developed Test (LDT)
This test detects and speciates Ureaplasma parvum, Ureaplasma urealyticum, Mycoplasma hominis, and Mycoplasma genitalium.
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name||LOINC|
|2011173||Ureaplasma and Mycoplasma Source||31208-2|
|2011174||Ureaplasma parvum by PCR||69933-0|
|2011176||Ureaplasma urealyticum by PCR||51988-4|
|2011178||Mycoplasma hominis by PCR||68546-1|
|2011180||Mycoplasma genitalium by PCR||69935-5|