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MYCOPLASMA PNEUMONIAE ANTIBODIES IgG AND IgM

Mnemonic

MYCO PAN

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

Serum, one gold (SST) top tube

Handling

Separate serum from cells ASAP. Parallel testing is preferred and convalescent specimens must be received within 30 days from receipt of acute specimens. Please mark specimens plainly as Acute or Convalescent.

Preferred Volume

0.5 mL

Minimum Volume

0.1 mL

Transport

Refrigerated

Rejection Criteria

Severely lipemic, hemolyzed, icteric, heat-inactivated or contaminated specimens

Stability

AFTER SEPARATION FROM CELLS: Ambient: 2 days; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 year, avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles

Testing Information

Performed

7 days/week

Reported

1-3 days

Method

Enzyme-linked Immunosorbent Assay

Referral Lab

ARUP (50399)

Reference Values

Reference Values

Interpretation provided.

CPT Codes

86738 (X2)

Last Updated: Thursday, January 5, 2017 03:41:25 AM


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