MYCOPLASMA PNEUMONIAE IGM ANTIBODY

Code
000.0000
Name
MYCOPLASMA PNEUMONIAE IGM ANTIBODY
Category
None
Department
Send-Out
Start Date
Expiration Date
Synonyms
CPT Codes
86738
Site
SBMF
Reference Test
44412
ATLAS Test Code

Specimen Information

Type

Gold, SST

Volume

0.5 ml

Transport Info

Centrifuge and immediately transfer serum to separate plastic tube
Refrigerated

Fasting Required?
False
Patient Instructions

Reference Range

0.76 U/L or less: Negative - No clinically significant amount of M. pneumoniae IgM antibody detected.
0.77-0.95 U/L: Low Positive - M. pneumoniae-specific IgM presumptively detected. Collection of a follow-up sample in one to two weeks is recommended to assure reactivity.
0.96 U/L or greater: Positive - Highly significant amount of M. pneumoniae-specific IgM antibody detected. However, low levels of IgM antibodies may occasionally persist for more than 12 months post-infection.

Methodology

Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)

Clinical Significance

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