Mycoplasma Pneumoniae IgG by IFA, CSF - LG5020


Sunquest Code:LSMISC  
Epic Code:LAB4909Epic Name:Send Outs Misc Test
Methodology:IFA
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Fri; results are reported within 3-10 days.


Collection Instructions

Specimen:CSF
Optimal Volume:1 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.1 mL
Container:Sterile tube


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Do not process. Store at room temperature.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at room temperature.
Stability:Stability: Room Temperature - 7 days; refrigerated - 14 days; frozen - 30 days.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (Quest Diagnostics)
Referral Lab number:8804


Interpretive

Reference Range:

IgG

Less than 1:1

 

 

Use:Detection of intrathecally-produced organism-specific antibodies in CSF indicates central nervous system infection. However, serum levels of organism-specific antibodies, blood-brain barrier integrity, and possible CSF contamination by blood should be considered when assessing CSF results.


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