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Mycoplasma genitalium


TEST DIRECTORY
Test Name
Mycoplasma genitalium
Description
Detection of Mycoplasma genitalium by realtime PCR.
Test Code
43039
SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS
Specimen
Submit only one (1) of the following specimens:
  • Endocervical swab using APTIMA® Unisex Swab Collection Kit
  • Vaginal swab using APTIMA® Multitest Swab Specimen Kit
Specimen Collection
Storage Requirements
Store specimens at room temperature (15 to 30°C) until transported. DO NOT freeze.
Causes for Rejections
GENERAL AND TECHNICAL INFORMATION
Turn Around Time
2-4 days
Methodology
Real time PCR
Limitations
Test results may be affected by improper/inadequate specimen collection.
CPT Code
87798