About Ureaplasma and mycoplasma
What are ureaplasma and mycoplasma?
Mycoplasma is a class of bacteria which includes ureaplasma. Mycoplasma are some of the smallest known self-replicating organisms, which commonly colonise the urinary or genital tract.
In the majority of people, ureaplasma and mycoplasma are part of the normal bacterial population but they can also cause infection if their population increases.
Symptoms of infection can vary, including; problems conceiving, pain, genital discharge and genital itching. Ureaplasma can be passed from mother to newborn, in severe cases this can lead to pneumonia, respiratory problems, meningitis or miscarriage.
Why take the test?
This test screens for the presence of ureaplasma and mycoplasma in the urine. It is used to diagnose ureaplasma or mycoplasma infection but will give a positive result even if they are not causing symptoms.
How it works
Order your kit
Just order a test online and get your kit delivered right to you door. Your kit contains everything you need for the test.
Take your test and post
Follow our simple instructions to take your sample and post back the enclosed prepaid envelope to our accredited lab for processing. We also offer home or workplace visits by a qualified nurse.
Get results directly to your dashboard
You will receive an email notification from our medical team when your results are available on your secure personalised health dashboard.
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