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Test & Collection Guide

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Mycoplasma pneumoniae PCR

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Alternate names:
Mycoplasma pneumoniae NAD
Referred Test
Test Code:
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
Twice weekly
Result Turnaround Time:
2-3 days
Laboratory Use Only
External Laboratory:
Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory (V.I.D.R.L)
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Pathology Handbook

Test & Collection Guide


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