Ureaplasma Urealyticum


Test Information

Test Name

Ureaplasma Urealyticum

Synonyms

Mycoplasma hominis

Preferred Specimen

See notes

Testing Location

Referral

Turn Around Time

1 week


Processing Information

Registration Code

URUR

Notes

Females:

Collect a vaginal swab and place in normal microbiology transport media. Store at room temperature. Urine specimens from females are not acceptable.

Males:

Collect 10 - 20 mL of a first catch urine specimen. Alternatively, collect a urethral swab, store and transport as above. A urine sample is preferable as this allows quantitation and significance to be determined more accurately.

Site Specific Notes

- Tauranga

Send to A+ directly


Methodology

Contact Information

laura.yau@pathlab.co.nz

External Referral Information

Referral Location

LabPlus (via WHL)

Send Away Notes

Specimen should reach lab within 24 hours

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