Mycoplasma pneumoniae PCR




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.

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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