About Ureaplasma (pcr)
What is ureaplasma?
Ureaplasma are bacteria in the class of Mycoplasma, which commonly colonise the urinary or genital tract. In the majority of people, ureaplasma 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 DNA in the urine. It is used to diagnose ureaplasma infection but will give a positive result even if ureaplasma 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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