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Mycoplasma pneumoniae PCR

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PCR requires Infectious Diseases approval.

Serology is the recommended test

 

Alternate names:
Mycoplasma pneumoniae NAD
Laboratory:
Referred Test
Test Code:
MYPPCR
Specimen types:
Respiratory samples
Container types:
Respiratory aspiration pot
Sterile Jar
Viral Transport Media - Nasopharyngeal
Respiratory aspiration pot
Collection Instructions:
2-8 deg required if transport delayed > 30 mins

Any respiratory sample is suitable for testing.

Minimum Adult Volume:
0.2 mL
Frequency:
Twice weekly
Result Turnaround Time:
2-3 days
Laboratory Use Only
Laboratory Notes:

Part ot Respiratory virus PCR.

tested M,W,F

Contact Monash Pathology 9594 4532 or if no answer try Bacteriology 9594 4565 as there is someone rostered 24/7

External Laboratory:
Monash Pathology
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