Test Directory

Mycoplasma genitalium

Containers - Adult

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Universal 20ml
Volume Range

​> 0.5 ml ​Urine (male)

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Abbott Orange Cap Tube 9K12-02
Volume Range

​Vaginal swab in CT/NG medium (Female)

Additive per Container

​Liquid included in container should be retained

Containers - Child

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Universal 20ml
Volume Range

​As adult

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Abbott Orange Cap Tube 9K12-02
Volume Range

​As adult

Additive per Container

​as adult

Laboratory Site

RIE
51 Little France Crescent
Old Dalkeith Road
Edinburgh
EH16 4SA
Telephone (Bacteriology): 0131 242 6021 OOH Bleep 2900

Transport arrangements

​Transport as soon as practicable

Sample storage arrangements

​Store at 4-6 oC

Special instructions for collection

​Swab needs to be in CT / GC transport Medium.

DO NOT SEND GEL / CHARCOAL SWABS

How to request

Request form MUST be accompanied with request

Availability

​9am 5pm, Monday - Friday

Anticipated turnaround

7 working days

What happens if the result is positive or abnormal

​All positive samples are referred to Scottish STI reference laboratory for determination of antibiotic resistance by sequencing