Mycoplasma Genitalium PCR


Test Information

Test Name

Mycoplasma Genitalium PCR

Preferred Specimen

See notes

Testing Location

Referral


Processing Information

Registration Code

PCRM

Notes

  • Hospital request - Urethra, vaginal/cervical swabs and first void urine. Swab samples may also be sent in Universal transport media (UTM), swabs in Amies transport media are Unsuitable, referral to Canterbury Health Laboratory
  • Community request - First void urine; Urethral swab (male); Cervical swab (female) in either VTM (Viral transport media) or E-swabs. Swabs in Amies transport media are Unsuitable, referral to LabPlus

Methodology

Contact Information

murray.robinson@pathlab.co.nz

External Referral Information

Referral Location

See notes