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MYCOPLASMA PNEUMONIAE ANTIBODY, IgM
Number 819
CPT Code 86738
Alias ATYPICAL PNEUMONIA, PPLO ANTIBODIES
Specimen Container SST
Specimen Type Serum
Turn Around Time 
Days Performed 
Reference Range <770 units/mL
Alternate Specimen Red Top
Volume 1 mL Serum
Stability Ambient 14 Days
Stability Refrigerated 14 Days
Stability Frozen 14 Days
Patient Preparation 
Methodology 

Enzyme immunoassay (EIA)

Limitations 

The absorbent used in this assay removes as much as 15 mg/mL of human IgG, but the presence of residual IgG in individuals with hypergammaglobulinemia may affect results adversely.

Rejection Criteria 

Hemolysis; lipemia; gross bacterial contamination

Additional Instructions 
Performing Laboratory Reference Laboratory
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Primex Clinical Laboratories strives to provide clients with quality testing services to better support patient health. With the ongoing pandemic, COVID-19 testing has become high in demand yet testing supplies are limited.

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