Test Overview
Test Methodology

PCR

Test Usage

Rapid, sensitive, and specific identification of Mycoplasma hominis from synovial fluid, genitourinary, reproductive, and neonatal respiratory sources.

Reference Range *

Negative

* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.

Test Details
Days Set Up
Monday - Friday
Analytic Time

3 - 5 days

Soft Order Code
MYCOH
MiChart Code
Mycoplasma hominis Culture (Sendout)
Synonyms
  • Mycoplasma hominis PCR
  • MYCOH
Laboratory
Sendout
Reference Laboratory
Mayo MHRP (60756)
Section
Special Testing
Specimen Requirements
Collection

Collect swab specimen of cervix, urethra, or vagina using dacron or rayon swab with an aluminum or plastic shaft; do not use swab with calcium alginate tip or wooden shaft. Place swab in sterile tube or container or in M5 transport. M4, M4RT, M5, M6 or universal transport media is acceptable. Refrigerate

Rejection Criteria
Do not use swabs with cotton tip or wooden shaft as the resin in the wood and cotton is toxic to these organisms. Aerobic Swab with Amies media is not acceptable.
Normal Volume
1 swab or 10 mL urine
Minimum Volume
1 swab or 2 mL urine
Storage Temperature
Refrigerate specimens
Additional Information

Test sent to Mayo Medical Laboratories.

Billing
CPT Code
87798
Fee Code
21626
LOINC
15388-2
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