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Order Code MHPRP Mycoplasma hominis, Molecular Detection, PCR, Plasma

Useful For

Rapid, sensitive, and specific identification of Mycoplasma hominis from plasma

Method Name

Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) Using LightCycler and Fluorescent Resonance Energy Transfer (FRET)

Reporting Name

Mycoplasma hominis PCR, P

Specimen Type

Plasma EDTA


Specimen Required


The high sensitivity of amplification by PCR requires the specimen to be processed in an environment in which contamination of the specimen by Mycoplasma hominis DNA is unlikely.

 

Collection Container/Tube: 

Preferred: Lavender top (EDTA)

Acceptable: Royal blue top (EDTA), pink top (EDTA), or sterile vial containing EDTA-derived aliquot

Submission Container/Tube: Screw-capped, sterile container

Specimen Volume: 1 mL

Collection Instructions: Centrifuge and separate plasma within 24 hours of collection.


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Plasma EDTA Refrigerated (preferred) 7 days
  Frozen  7 days

Reject Due To

Hemolysis

NA

Lipemia

NA

Icterus

NA

Other

Green-top (heparin) tube, anticoagulants other than EDTA

Reference Values

Not applicable

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Friday

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

Test Classification

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements. This test has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

CPT Code Information

87798

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
MHPRP Mycoplasma hominis PCR, P 68546-1

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
MPSRC Specimen Source 31208-2
44134 Mycoplasma hominis PCR, P 68546-1