Mycoplasma PCR
Label Mnemonic: MYCPCR
Epic Lab Code: LAB8573
Downtime Form: A-1a Clinical Microbiology Laboratory Requisition
Microbiology
BT 6004
356-2591
Bacteriology/Virology Section
Specimen(s):
Throat Swab
Throat specimen collecting using (Eswab)
Copan Liquid Amies Elution Swab (ESwab)
Collection Medium:
ESwab Collection & Transport System
Minimum:
Collect ONE ESwab (Product #74541) and send to Microbiology Lab.
Delivery Instructions:
Keep at room temperature. Do not refrigerate. Deliver to UIHC Microbiology within 48 hours of collection.
Testing Schedule:
Daily - Batch analysis performed daily including weekends and university holidays.
Turn Around Time:
24 hours (upon receipt in laboratory)
Interpretive Data:
Positive
Negative
Invalid
Methodology:
Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)
CPT Code:
87581