Mycoplasma pneumoniae Antibodies, IgG & IgM MYCPAN

Method(s) Enzyme Linked Immunosorbent Assay
Specimen Required
Collect One 5 mL gold (SST) top tube.
Transport 0.5 mL serum at 2-8°C. (Min: 0.2 mL)
Stability After separation from cells: Ambient: 2 days; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 year (avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles)
Unacceptable Conditions Severely lipemic, hemolyzed, icteric, heat-inactivated, or contaminated samples.
Schedule Mon - Fri
Billing Code 5010310
CPTCode 86738 Mycoplasma IgG; 86738 Mycoplasma IgM
Notes Separate serum from cells ASAP. Acute and convalescent samples must be labeled as such; parallel testing is preferred and convalescent samples must be received within 30 days from receipt of the acute samples. Please mark sample plainly as "ACUTE" or "CONVALESCENT."
Preferred Specimen Collection Device(s)
Reference Interval

If Acute result: Less than or equal to 0.20 U/L And Convalescent result: Greater than 0.32 U/L - Interpretation: Significant M. pneumoniae IgG antibody rise indicating current or recent infection.

If Acute result: Less than or equal to 0.20 U/L And Convalescent result: Less than or equal to 0.32 U/L - Interpretation: No significant M. pneumoniae IgG antibody change detected.

If Acute result: Less than or equal to 0.32 U/L And Convalescent result: Greater than or equal to 0.20 U/L - Interpretation: Significant M. pneumoniae IgG antibody fall indicating recent past infection.

No Appointment Necessary
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