Microbiology - Bacteriology
Mycoplasma / Ureaplasma
Cervix swab preferable to vaginal swab, urethral swab may be used also.
2 swabs are needed if routine bacterial culture is required.
Males: 1st catch urine, collect 1st 20 mL passed.
Tracheal aspirate from neo-nates.
Immediate delivery to lab
Please see link for Swab Guide under Additional Information section
Results reported as high or low titres for both Mycoplasma hominis and Ureaplasma urealyticum.
Myco Duo test
$42.65 (Exclusive of GST)
Myco Duo suspension media is available if transport of primary specimen is delayed (>24 hrs). Suspension medium after inoculation can be kept at room temperature before transporting to lab (up to 48 hrs). If longer than 48 hrs please refrigerate.
DO NOT USE UTM -RT (Viral Transport Medium) for this test.
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