Detect M. pneumoniae bacteria.
Qualitative Polymerase Chain Reaction
Mon, Wed, Fri
Respiratory specimen: Bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL), bronchial brushings, nasopharyngeal swab, sputum, tracheal aspirates or pleural fluid. OR CSF.
CSF: Transfer 1 mL CSF to a sterile container. (Min: 0.5 mL).
Fluid: Transfer 2 mL respiratory specimen to a sterile container. (Min: 0.5 mL) Also acceptable: Transfer to viral transport media (ARUP supply #12884). Available online through eSupply using ARUP Connect™ or contact ARUP Client Services at (800) 522-2787
Swabs: Place in viral transport media. Place each specimen in an individually sealed bag.
Specimen source required.
Ambient: 24 hours; Refrigerated: 5 days; Frozen: 1 year.
Compliance Statement B: For laboratory developed tests not using a RUO kit, and for FDA approved, cleared or 510(k) exempt assays with alterations. This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. The U. S. Food and Drug Administration has not approved or cleared this test; however, FDA clearance or approval is not currently required for clinical use. The results are not intended to be used as the sole means for clinical diagnosis or patient management decisions.
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name||LOINC|
|0060256||Mycoplasma pneumoniae by PCR||29257-3|
|0060259||Mycoplasma pneumoniae Source||31208-2|
- Mycoplasma by PCR
- Mycoplasma pneumoniae DNA PCR