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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
Registration Instructions:

This panel is not to be registered if there are other respiratory tests requested such as legionella urinary antigen.

Contact the requesting doctor to confirm whether mycoplasma pneumoniae required and the specimen type required to perform the test.

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