Mycoplasma pnemoniae Antibodies, IgG and IgM, Serum

Test ID: ZH285

Component(s): Z7614 M pneumoniae IgG Abs LOINC: 5255-5, Z7615 M pneumoniae IgM Abs LOINC: 5256-3

CPT code: 86738X2
Specimen Type: SST or Red
Frequency: 1 – 5 days
Instructions: 1 mL Serum from Red or SST, Ambient. Min 0.5 mL.
Text: Aids in the diagnosis of atypical pneumonia, which is a cause of community-acquired pneumonia. Primary infection usually occurs in children & reinfection in adults is common. Results must be interpreted in light of each patient’s history, physical examination, & other diagnostic findings. A positive result indicates prior exposure to Mycoplasma.
Methodology: Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)

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