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Mycoplasma genitalium PCR

Alternative Names:M.genitalium PCR
Mycoplasma (genital type) PCR
Laboratory:Microbiology
Test Code:MYCGENPCR
Specimen Types:Swab
Urine First Catch
Container Types:
Dry Swab
Plain 70mL pot
Collection & Request Instructions:

Males: First void urine is the preferred specimen. A urethral swab is the alternative specimen.

Females: First void urine or cervical/vaginal swab are the preferred specimen types.

Screening of asymptomatic individuals is not recommended.

Department Head authorisation required

Transport Instructions between Sites and/or Laboratories:Room Temperature
Assay Frequency:Weekly
External Laboratory:Royal Women's Hospital Laboratory Services