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Mycoplasma pneumoniae DNA

Item Value
Approval req'd? No
Available Stat? No
Test code P319
Test group Mycoplasma
Performed by Focus via Quest
Sendout? Yes
Method Real time PCR
Container type Bronchial lavage/wash, sputum: Sterile screw-cap container; NP swab: Flocked swab in Universal Transport Medium (UTM)
Amount to Collect Bronchial lavage/wash, sputum: 1 mL; NP swab: One swab in UTM
Sample type Bronchial lavage/wash, sputum, or NP swab
Preferred volume Bronchial lavage/wash, sputum: 1 mL; NP swab: One swab in UTM
Min. Volume Bronchial lavage/wash, sputum: 0.3 mL; NP swab: One swab in UTM
Processing notes Order Quest test # 15498X

Refrigerate sample during transport and freeze at -70°C on receipt at China Basin.
Normal range Not detected
Synonyms M. pneumoniae
Stability Room temperature 48 hours, refrigerated 14 days, frozen 30 days
Additional information Organisms may be detected by PCR prior to detection by immunological methods. This test was developed and its performance characteristics have been determined by Quest Diagnostics Nichols Institute. It has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. FDA
CPT coding 87581-90
LOINC code 29257-3
Last Updated 5/31/2016 11:00:49 PM
Entry Number 1276
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