Mycoplasma NAA, swab, genital

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Mycoplasma NAA, swab, genital-13664

  
Mycoplasma NAA, swab, genital
  
13664
  
LAB13664
  
MYCOSWAB
  
Genital Mycoplasma NAA, swab
Mycoplasma PCR, swab, genital
  
  • Mycoplasma genitalium
  • Mycoplasma hominis
  • Ureaplasma spp.
  

Detect Mycoplasma genitalium, Mycoplasma hominis, Ureaplasma spp.

  

Male patients:

The patient should not have urinated for at least one hour prior to specimen collection.

  
Swab; Endocervical, vaginal, or male urethral
  

Aptima Unisex swab specimen collection kit (LabCorp)

Female endocervical or male urethral collections

 

 

  

Endocervical swab:

  1. Remove excess mucus from the cervical os and surrounding mucosa using the cleaning swab (white-shaft swab in the package with red printing) from the Aptima Unisex swab specimen collection kit (LabCorp).
  2. Discard this swab.
  3. Insert the specimen collection swab (blue-shaft swab in the package with green printing) into the endocervical canal.
  4. Gently rotate the swab clockwise for 10 - 30 seconds in the endocervical canal to ensure adequate sampling.
  5. Withdraw the swab carefully; avoid contact with the vaginal mucosa.
  6. Remove the cap from the swab specimen transport tube and immediately place the specimen collection swab into the transport tube.
  7. Carefully break the swab shaft at the scoreline; use care to avoid splashing of the contents.
  8. Recap the swab specimen transport tube tightly.

Male urethral swab:

The patient should not have urinated for at least one hour prior to specimen collection.

  1. Insert the specimen collection swab (blue-shaft swab in the package with the green printing) from a Aptima Unisex swab specimen collection kit (LabCorp) 2 - 4 cm into the urethra.
  2. Gently rotate the swab clockwise for two to three seconds in the urethra to ensure adequate sampling.
  3. Withdraw the swab carefully.
  4. Remove the cap from the swab specimen transport tube and immediately place the specimen collection swab into the specimen transport tube.
  5. Carefully break the swab shaft at the scoreline; use care to avoid splashing of contents.
  6. Recap the swab specimen transport tube tightly.
  

Aptima Unisex swab specimen collection kit (LabCorp)

  
  

Vaginal swab:

  1. Collect vaginal fluid sample using the Aptima Multitest swab specimen collection kit (LabCorp) swab by contacting the swab to the lower third of the vaginal wall and rotating the swab for 10 to 30 seconds to absorb fluid.
  2. Immediately place the swab into the transport tube and carefully break the swab shaft against the side of the tube.
  3. Tightly screw on the cap.
  

Aptima Multitest swab specimen collection kit (LabCorp)

  

Ambient (preferred) - 30 days

Refrigerated - 30 days

  
  • Specimen with incorrect patient identification
  • Unlabeled specimen
  • Inappropriate specimen transport conditions
  • Specimens received after prolonged delay (usually >72 hours)
  • Specimen leaked in transit
  • Specimen in expired transport or incorrect transport device
  • Specimens with inappropriate source for test requested
  • Specimen with fixative or additives
  • APTIMA® urine transport
  • APTIMA® swab transport >30 days from collection
  • APTIMA® swab specimen without a swab
  • Cleaning swab (white-shaft swab) in APTIMA® swab transport
  • Any non-Gen-Probe® swab submitted in APTIMA® transport device
  • Transport device with multiple swabs
  • Bloody or grossly mucoid specimens
  • Bacterial swabs
  • Specimen in ProbeTec(TM) UPT transport
  • ProbeTec(TM) Q-swabs
  
LabCorp Burlington (180089): R-LC
  
6x/week
  
3 - 5 days
  

Nucleic acid amplification (NAA)

  

Negative

  
87798 x2
87563
  
Result 68546-1
  
04/29/2019
  
12/31/2019
  
03/16/2021