Days Set Up
Analytic Time

2 - 4 days

MiChart Code
Ureaplasma PCR
Soft Order Code

Test Updated:


Ureaplasma parvum
Ureaplasma urealyticum
Ureaplasma PCR
Ureaplasma species, PCR

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Test Overview

Test Methodology


Test Usage

Rapid, sensitive, and specific identification of Ureaplasma urealyticum and Ureaplasma parvum from genitourinary, reproductive, and neonatal lower respiratory sources.

Reference Range


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

Specimen Requirements


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. M5, M4 or universal transport media is acceptable; send refrigerated (preferred) or frozen. Sterile cups are acceptable for urine, stones, tissue. EDTA lav top tubes should be used for fluid collection

Normal Volume
1 swab or 10 mL urine
Minimum Volume
1 swab or 2 mL urine

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Quality that sets us apart

As the reference laboratory division of Michigan Medicine's Department of Pathology, MLabs shares the institution's commitment to applying established quality principles to clinical laboratory testing. Like other large organizations in complex, consequential fields, we rely on an established approach to monitor quality throughout the testing process.