|Mnemonic: ||[C UREA/MYC]|
|Name: ||Culture, Ureaplasma species and Mycoplasma hominis|
|Specimen: || Collect: Body fluid, CSF, cervical or urethral swab, respiratory, semen, urine, or tissue.|
Specimen Preparation: Place swab or sample in Universal Transport Media at 2-8°C immediately. (M4 RT is unacceptable).
Source of the sample is required.
Sample is viable for 48 hours in transport media refrigerated. Freeze at -70C if transport time to exceed 24 hours.
Use a sterile leakproof container for tissue or fluids if the transport media is not available.
Unacceptable samples: specimens in M4 RT media, swabs in culturettes, dry swabs and nonpatient specimens.
|Transport Temp: ||FREEZE|
|Spec Stability: ||Stable 2 days refrigerated.|
|Ref Lab/Code: ||ARUP 0065031|
| Method: ||Cell Culture|
|Note: ||For just mycoplasma hominis on a urogenital source (urine, urethral, vaginal cervical swab or semen), order ARUP 2003294.|