Mycoplasma Antibody, IgG + IgM
Label Mnemonic: MYAB
Epic code: LAB3667
Downtime form: A-1a Doctor/Provider Orders - Pathology Core and Specialty Care Nursery
Commercial Mail-out Laboratory
5231 RCP
Collection Medium:
Red top tube 5 mL (Clot Activator)
Preferred Minimum: 0.5 mL serum from red top tube
Absolute Minimum: 0.1 mL serum from red top tube
Rejection Criteria:
Contaminated, heat-inactivated, hemolyzed, icteric, or severely lipemic specimens.
Turn Around Time:
1-3 days upon receipt in reference laboratory
Reference Range:
Mycoplasma pneumoniae Antibody, IgG
< 0.10 U/L: Negative
0.10-0.32 U/L: Equivocal
> 0.32 U/L: Positive

Mycoplasma pneumoniae Antibody, IgM
 <0.76 U/L or less: Negative-No clinically significant amount of
  M. pneumoniae antibody detected.
 0.77-0.95 U/L: Equivocal-M. pneumoniae specific IgM presumptively
  detected.  Collection of a follow-up sample in one to two weeks is
  recommended to assure reactivity.
 >0.96 U/L or greater: Positive-Highly significant amount of
  M. pneumoniae specific IgM antibody detected.  However, low levels
  of IgM antibodies may occasionally persist for more than 12 months
Please mark sample plainly as "acute" or "convalescent". Convalescent samples must be received within 30 days of receipt of acute samples.
Semi-Quantitative Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay
CPT Code:
Mycoplasma IgG or IgM = 86738