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Mycoplasma pneumoniae Antibodies, IgG & IgM
|Methodology:||Enzyme immunoassay (EIA)|
Collect: Serum Separator Tube (SST) OR Red Top Tube - 0.5 ml serum.
Specimen Preparation: Allow specimen to clot completely at room temperature . Separate serum from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection.If tube other than a gel-barrier tube is used, transfer separated serum to a plastic transport tube.
Storage/Transport Temperature: Room Temperature.
Stability: After separation of cells: Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 1 month
Causes for Rejection: Hemolysis; lipemia; gross bacterial contamination
NOTE: * This test is approved for all states. *
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