MYCOPLASMA PNEUMONIAE ANTIBODY IgG
Specimen Collection Requirements
One 4 mL serum separator tube.
Separate serum from cells ASAP. Acute and convalescent specimens must be labeled as such; parallel testing is preferred and convalescent specimens must be received within 30 days from receipt of the acute specimens. Please mark specimen plainly as "acute" or "convalescent."
Serum at 2-8°C. Submit specimen in Transport Tube.
Severely lipemic, hemolyzed, icteric, heat-inactivated, or contaminated specimens.
After separation from cells: Ambient: 2 days; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 year (avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles)
Atypical pneumonia (Mycoplasma pneumoniae Antibody, IgG), walking pneumonia (Mycoplasma pneumoniae Antibody, IgG)
Semi-Quantitative Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay
< 0.10 U/L: Negative
0.10-0.32 U/L: Equivocal
> 0.32 U/L: Positive
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