Nucleic acid amplification assay (PCR) for the detection of Mycoplasma pneumoniae DNA.
Diagnosis of current infection with Mycoplasma pneumoniae (acute phase of illness only.)
Yellow topped Cobas swab (preferred)
Red/green topped viral swab
Processed in-house as part of an extended respiratory PCR panel
Please contact the laboratory
Mycoplasma pneumoniae infection – Symptoms, diagnosis and treatment – BMJ Best PracticeSpecimen Labelling Procedure