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MYCOPLASMA/UREAPLASMA CULTURE
Number 821
CPT Code 87109
Alias MYCOPLASMA HOMINIS GENITAL CULTURE, UREAPLASMA CULTURE, MYCOPLASMA T-STRAIN CULTURE
Specimen Container Viral Transport Medium
Specimen Type Indicate Source
Turn Around Time 
Days Performed 
Reference Range Contact Laboratory
Alternate Specimen Urine
Volume Swab
Stability Ambient N/A
Stability Refrigerated Preferred
Stability Frozen N/A
Patient Preparation 
Methodology 

Culture on selective media

Limitations 

Culture may be negative in the presence of infection, and the presence of Ureaplasma urealyticum or Mycoplasma hominis does not always indicate infection, although there is a significant association with symptomatic disease.

Rejection Criteria 

Bacterial swab specimen; specimen received in grossly leaking transport container; dry specimen; specimen submitted in fixative or additive; specimen received in expired transport media or incorrect transport device; inappropriate specimen transport conditions; specimen received after prolonged delay in transport (usually more than 72 hours); specimen stored or transported at room temperature; wooden shaft swab in transport device; unlabeled specimen or name discrepancy between specimen and request label

Additional Instructions 
Performing Laboratory Reference Laboratory
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