Mycoplasma pneumoniae PCR

Virology


Description


Indications

Community Acquired Pneumonia


Sample Type

Sputum, NPA, BAL, Throat swab (green topped viral swab)


Reference Range

Not applicable


Turnaround Time

Within 3 days


Testing Frequency

Daily as required


External Notes

This assay is performed as part of the Atypical Pneumonia screen.


Patient Preparation

None


Test Request Form

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Your contact for this test

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Leeanne Tovey BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science, MSc Medical Microbiology

Acting Lead Laboratory Manager - Microbiology & Virology

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Mycoplasma pneumoniae PCR