Mycoplasma pneumoniae Antibody, IgM : 1000635

Test Code
MPNABM or 1000635

Alias/See Also
Mycoplasma pneum Ab

CPT Codes
86738

Instructions
Serum separator tube (gold top preferred) or a plain red top tube.

Transport Container
Centrifuge the serum separator tube and transport within 2 days of collection. if a plain red top tube, centrifuge and aliquot serum (Min. 1 mL) into a standard transport tube.   If the specimen will not arrive within 2 days, serum aliquoted from the SST or plain red should be submitted frozen.

Transport Temperature
Refrigerated.

Specimen Stability
Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 3 days; Frozen: 14 days

Methodology
Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA) for IgM antibodies to Mycoplasma pneumoniae

Setup Schedule
Sunday - Saturday

Report Available
1 day

Reference Range
Negative

Performing Laboratory
med fusion



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