Mycoplasma pneumonia Antibodies, IgG and IgM, CSF - LG6003


Sunquest Code:ARMISC  
Epic Code:LAB4909Epic Name:Send Outs Misc Test
Methodology:Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay
CPT Code:86738 x2
Turnaround Time:Specimen are sent to the reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported within 1-3 days.
Special Instructions:ARUP Laboratories will run test on CSF with a disclaimer. Indicate specimen source on the label.


Collection Instructions

Specimen:CSF (source disclaimer required by ARUP)
Optimal Volume:0.5 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.1 mL
Causes for Rejection:Contaminated, heat-inactivated, hemolyzed, icteric or severely lipemic specimens.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Aliquot 0.5 mL, 0.1 mL minimum, into a standard ARUP tube. Indicate CSF on specimen label. Store at refrigerated temperature.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ARUP)
Referral Lab number:50399


Interpretive

Reference Range:By report.
Use:May aid in the diagnosis of Mycoplasma pneumoniae in patient with persistent pneumonia that is outside of the expected acute phase.


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