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Mycoplasma Culture

Centralized Core Laboratory : Virology

Test ID/Workstation :
MYPLA/CLEVE
Specimen Type:
Cervical, Endocervical, Urethral, Vaginal swab, Urine, or Semen
Tube Type:
M4 Viral Transport Medium (VTM)
Collection Volume:
Genital swab in M4 VTM, 1 mL urine or semen in M4 (VTM)
Storage:
Refrigerated
Availability:
Sent to Reference Laboratory
Methodology:
Culture
Special Instructions:
Transport medium must be inoculated at the point of collection. M4 VTM can be obtained from the Virology Laboratory 330-543-8576 or the Centralized Core Laboratory if after 4:00 p.m. at 330-543-8418
Lab/Phone:
330-543-8418
TAT:
10 days
Additional Info:
Reference Value: Negative for M. hominis or U. urealyticum
CPT Code:
87109