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Mycoplasma genitalium PCR (STI/STD Screen)

Alternative Names:M.genitalium PCR
Mycoplasma (genital type) PCR
Laboratory:Microbiology
Test Code:DVP
Medicare rebatable:Yes
Specimen Types:Urine First Catch
Swab
Container Types:
Plain 70mL pot
Dry Swab
Plain 70mL pot
Collection & Request Instructions:

Males: First void urine is the preferred specimen. A urethral swab is the alternative specimen.

Females: First void urine or cervical/vaginal swab are the preferred specimen types.

Screening of asymptomatic individuals is not recommended.

 

Transport Instructions:Room Temperature
Assay Frequency:Weekly
External Laboratory:Dorevitch Pathology
  External Laboratory details...
External Transport Instructions:Send at 4'C with Ice Pack