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Interpretive Handbook

Test 57863 :
Mycoplasma pneumoniae Culture

Clinical Information Discusses physiology, pathophysiology, and general clinical aspects, as they relate to a laboratory test

Mycoplasma pneumoniae is one of the principal etiologic agents responsible for primary atypical pneumonia (often called walking pneumonia) as well as more mild forms of upper respiratory illness. Primary atypical pneumonia may be a severely debilitating disease and may infect otherwise healthy individuals.

Reference Values Describes reference intervals and additional information for interpretation of test results. May include intervals based on age and sex when appropriate. Intervals are Mayo-derived, unless otherwise designated. If an interpretive report is provided, the reference value field will state this.

Reference Range:  Not isolated


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