Resistance to tetracyclines, macrolides, and fluoroquinolones may occcur in Mycoplasma hominis, Ureaplasma parvum, and Ureaplasma urealyticum. In some settings resistance to one or more of these drug classes can be common. Susceptibility testing is particularly important if the host is immunosuppressed and/or there is systemic infection in a normally sterile site, or if there has been a treatment failure with one of these drug classes.
Mixed cultures are subject to additional charges
Reported (Analytical Time)
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**This test is not available for California, Florida, Maryland, New York, Pennsylvania or Rhode Island patient testing.** Methodology: Minimum inhibitory concentration measured by broth microdilution Transport Temperature: -70 degrees C frozen Frozen Stability: -20 degrees C = 30 days; -70 degrees C = indefinite Preferred Specimen: Pure Culture collected in Broth Transport, Microtest M4 Medium (Blue or Red)