Mycoplasma genitalium (Mgen)

Additional Information:

Epic order code: LAB1230800

CPT Code(s):

• 87563

Specimen Requirements:

• Aptima Multitest Swab Specimen Collection Kit

o Clinician collected vaginal swab using the Aptima Multitest Swab Collection Kit

o Patient collected vaginal swab using the Aptima Multitest Swab Collection Kit

o Patient collected penile meatal using the Aptima Multitest Swab Collection Kit

• Aptima Unisex Swab Specimen Collection Kit

o Clinician collected endocervical using the Aptima Unisex Swab Specimen Collection Kit

o Clinician collected male urethral swab using the Aptima Unisex Swab Specimen Collection Kit

• Aptima Urine Collection Kit for Male and Female Urine Specimens

Unacceptable Conditions:

• Swabs or samples collected in any other transport media

• No swab present

Stability (collection to initiation of testing):

• Swab specimens can be stored at 2ºC to 30ºC for up to 30 days. If longer storage is needed, swab specimens in transport tubes can be stored at -20ºC or -70ºC for an additional 60 days

• Urine specimen collected in the Aptima Urine Collection Kit: 30 days at 2°C to 30°C.

• Neat urine is stable at 2 - 30 °C for up to 24 hours.

Use:

This test is used to detect the sexually transmitted disease, Mycoplasma genitalium.

Reported:

4 days from receipt of the specimen

Reference Values:

Negative (interpretative report provided)

Performed:

Monday-Friday

Interpretation Data:

ResultInterpretation
Positive (Detected)Mycoplasma genitalium was detected
Negative (Not Detected)Mycoplasma genitalium was not detected
InvalidInvalid: there was an error in the generation of the result. Specimen should be retested