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 Recent changes for Mycoplasma (Genital)

Recent changes for Mycoplasma (Genital)

Date
Field
Changed From
Changed To
15th May 2018
Assay name

Mycoplasma (Genital) Culture

Mycoplasma (Genital)

Alternative names

Mycoplasma hominis, Mycoplasma genitalium, genital kit, STI, STD

Preferred Container Type

Genital swab kit + sterile pot

Genital swab kit + sterile pot
Swab - white top, plain swab, plastic shaft

Mycoplasma (Genital)

Ordering information:

Can be performed on urine and genital swabs.

Culture will detect M.hominis. For M.genitalium PCR is required.

Note: if Mycoplasma genitalium PCR is required an additional separate dry swab must be collected, or at least 5mL urine received.

In EMR, order urine or genital swab culture (select Mycoplasma species in "Suspected Pathogens" field or mention ?Mycoplasma in the "order comment" for culture, or specify M.genitalium PCR if required )

 

Alternate names:
genital kit, Mycoplasma genitalium, Mycoplasma hominis, STD, STI
Laboratory:
Microbiology
Test Code:
GMC or UMC
Specimen types:
Swab
Urine
Container types:
Genital swab kit + sterile pot
Swab - white top, plain swab, plastic shaft
Genital swab kit + sterile pot
Collection Instructions:

Do not refrigerate specimen.

Transport at room temperature to the laboratory

 

Notes:

The transit of specimen from Angliss or Maroondah lab and out of working hour collection may cause the prolonged turnaround time

Frequency:
Daily
Result Turnaround Time:
2-3 days

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TURN AROUND TIMES - When will my result be available?

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CLICK HERE for a Log sheet for recording Pathology results

"THE ART OF CCCCOLLECTION"

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