FMYPN - Specimen: Mycoplasma pneumoniae IgA

Test Catalog

Test Name

Test ID: FMYPN    
Mycoplasma pneumoniae IgA

Specimen Type Describes the specimen type needed for testing

Serum Red

Specimen Required Defines the optimal specimen. This field describes the type of specimen required to perform the test and the preferred volume to complete testing. The volume allows automated processing, fastest throughput and, when indicated, repeat or reflex testing.

Draw blood in a red-top tube. Separate serum from cells immediately and send 1 mL of serum frozen in plastic vial.

 

Required: Collection date

Specimen Minimum Volume The amount of sample necessary to provide a clinically relevant result as determined by the Laboratory.

0.6 mL

Reject Due To Identifies specimen types and conditions that may cause the specimen to be rejected

Specimens other than

Serum

Anticoagulants other than

Plain red-top

Hemolysis

NA

Thawing

Warm reject; Cold reject

Lipemia

NA

Icteric

NA

Specimen Stability Information Provides a description of the temperatures required to transport a specimen to the laboratory. Alternate acceptable temperature(s) are also included.

Specimen TypeTemperatureTime
Serum RedFrozen120 days