Ureaplasma PCR

Specimen Type

See Specimen Information

(includes Ureaplama urealyticum and ureaplasma parvum)

Test ID LAB5817
CPT Code(s) 87798 x 2
Group/Individual Test Group
Laboratory Core Referral Testing
Tube Station 82
Specimen Routine:

Cervix, urethra, urogenital or vaginal swab;amniotic fluid; prostatic secretion; semen; pelvic fluid; synovial fluid; pleural/chest; pericardial; sputum; respiratory specimen on children <3 months of age;

Synovial: 3mL Lavender top (EDTA) tube

Urine: 10mL (First Void)

Other Fluid: 2mL specimen in 3mL of transport media (UVT)

See Important Specimen Comments below

Availability Routine: Reference Laboratory - Mayo Clinic Laboratories
Turnaround Time 5-7 days
Reference Range see separate report
Swab specimens should be collected in UVT Media Collection Kit (Lawson #050750).
No wood-shafted cotton swabs accepted.

Reviewed by Christopher Parker on November 19, 2021

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