Ureaplasma PCR (includes Ureaplama urealyticum and ureaplasma parvum)

Specimen Type

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Test ID   LAB5817
EPIC Order
CPT Code(s)   87798 x 2
Group/Individual Test   Group
Laboratory   Core Referral Testing
Tube Station   82
Specimen Routine: Cervix, urethra or vaginal swab;
Amniotic fluid;
Prostatic secretion;
Pelvic fluid:
Synovial fluid;
Respiratory specimen on children <3 months of age;
See Important Specimen Comments below
Availability Routine: Reference Laboratory - Mayo Medical 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.
Deliver specimen within 2 hours of collection.

Reviewed by christopher parker on September 28, 2017

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