Important Information about Monkeypox from NC-DHHS (5/20/2022) to All North Carolina Clinicians and Laboratorians

Published on November 13, 2018

Mycoplasma Genitalium

Tube Type  See Specimen Information

Test ID   LAB11195
CPT Code(s)   87563
Group/Individual Test   Group
Laboratory   Core Referral Testing
Tube Station   82
Specimen Routine:
Urine (male, female, or post-prostatic massage):  Use Aptima urine Transport Tube (Supply Code T582)
Endocervical swab (female) or Urethral swab (male only): Use Aptima Male/Female Collection (Supply Code T583)
Vaginal or Genital Swab: Use Aptima Multitest Swab Specimen Collection (Supply Code T584);
Peritoneal Fluid (Pelvic wash or cul-de-sac fluid); See important specimen Comments
1 swab; Fluid: 1 mL; Urine: 2mLs
Availability Routine: Reference Laboratory: Mayo Clinic Laboratories
Turnaround Time   5-7 days
Reference Range   See separate report
For sites outside of UNC Medical Center, collection kits can be obtained from your local laboratory or requested through Outreach services.  For sites within UNC Medical Center, kits can be obtained from Referral Testing (984-974-1414).

Reviewed by Christopher Parker on March 24, 2022

Note: Reference ranges provided on this web site are for guidance only, and may not reflect the most recent changes. Refer to laboratory reports for current reference data.

UNC Hospitals
McLendon Clinical Laboratories
101 Manning Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514