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871: Mycoplasma hominis/Ureaplasma Culture Print View
Specimen Source:      
Status CULTURE  Not isolated   
Mycoplasma Hominis CULTURE  Not isolated   
Ureaplasma Species CULTURE  Not isolated   

PRIMARY
1 Swab - Urethral 1 (1) mL   Frozen - 30 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 48 Hour(s)  
2 Swab - Cervical 1 (1) mL   Refrigerated - 48 Hour(s)/Frozen - 30 Day(s)  
3 Swab - Vaginal 1 (1) mL   Refrigerated - 48 Hour(s)/Frozen - 30 Day(s)  
ALTERNATE
  Urine   Refrigerated - 48 Hour(s)/Frozen - 30 Day(s)  
  Universal Transport Media   Frozen - 30 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 48 Hour(s)  
  VCM Medium   Refrigerated - 48 Hour(s)/Frozen - 30 Day(s)  
  Viral Transport Media   Frozen - 30 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 48 Hour(s)  
  Wounds (swab)   Refrigerated - 48 Hour(s)/Frozen - 30 Day(s)  
  Respiratory Secretions   Frozen - 30 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 48 Hour(s)  
  Fluid Body   Frozen - 30 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 48 Hour(s)  
  Tissue   Frozen - 30 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 48 Hour(s)  

Ureaplasma urealyticum and Mycoplasma hominis are primarily associated with genital tract colonization and disease in adults and respiratory tract colonization and disease in newborns. Though controversial, these organisms have been associated with endometritis, chorioamnionitis, premature rupture of membranes, stillbirth, premature birth, low birth weight, post-partum infections, and infertility. Of particular concern is the causal relationship between central nervous system infections in the premature newborn and U. urealyticum.

Ship on dry ice.
Urine: Client should centrifuge urine at 3000 rpm for 15 minutes.
Suspend sediment in VCM or equivalent transport media. If the
specimen is not centrifuged, submit a 1:1 volume of urine in
VCM or equivalent transport media.
Submit a 1:1 volume or sterile body fluids, tissue, respiratory
(sputum, bronchial washing, tracheobronchial secretions,
bronchial alveolar lavage) in VCM or equivalent transport
media. Respiratory samples are only acceptable from children
under 1 year old.
NOTE: Do not use M4RT; the room temperature formula cannot
be used for mycoplasma.
Setup Schedule
Sunday-Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
7 days

CPT Code
87109

The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.

Notes
Reject Criteria: Specimens collected on wooden shafted swabs, or cotton swabs; specimens received in expired transport medium; tissue specimens in formalin; urine containing any preservatives; specimens received in M4RT transport medium; raw specimens. Transport Temperature: Frozen -70 degrees C on dry ice.






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