Mycoplasma pneumonia – Serology

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Testing Indications

PHO Laboratory does not perform Mycoplasma pneumoniae serology. PCR is the recommended diagnostic assay to diagnose Mycoplasma pneumonia.

Refer to the test information sheet Mycoplasma pneumonia - Respiratory PCR for specimen collection and test information.

Specimen Collection and Handling

Storage and Transport

Special Instructions

Test Frequency and Turnaround Time (TAT)


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Updated 20 July 2020