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Test Code RapidMycoPCR Rapid Resp Mycoplasma pneumo PCR Qual

Important Note

This test is for Mycoplasma pneumoniae only. For full panel, refer to RapidPnl PCR.

Biohazard Infectious

Clinical System Name

Rapid Resp Mycoplasma pneumo PCR Qual

Synonyms

M pneumo
Myco PCR
Mycoplasma PCR Test
Mycoplasma pneumoniae
RapidMycoPCR

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Nasal MT Swab, Nasopharyngeal Swab, Nasal Wash

Container(s): Univeral Transport Media for NP/MT Swab, Sterile Container for Nasal Wash

Preferred Vol: N/A

Minimum Vol: N/A

 

Note: Trachs, sputum, pleural fluid and lung aspirate are acceptable specimens though their performance characteristics are still being determined.

Processing Instructions

Reject due to: Specimen Type

Spin: N

Aliquot: N

Temp: RT

Storage location: Core Lab Hood

 

All samples should be given to Core Lab to determine the testing location and sample type.

 

 

On-site collection:  Please consult the Photo Swab Guide to determine which swab to collect. 

 

Off-site collection:  Please consult the Photo Swab Guide to determine which swab to collect. 

Note: samples received after 10 pm at SCH from offsite locations will not be resulted until the following day.

 

Stability

Specimen Type Temperature Time
NP/MT Swab in UTM Room temp 4 H
NP/MT Swab in UTM Refrigerated 3 D
NP/MT Swab in UTM Frozen 30 D

 

 

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Nasal Wash Room temp 2 H
Nasal Wash Refrigerated 24 H
Nasal Wash Frozen N

 

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
N 24/7 2 H

 

Note: samples received after 10 pm at SCH from offsite locations will not be resulted until the following day.

Performing Laboratory

Seattle Children's Laboratory  

Department

Department:  Core Chemistry

Phone Number: 206-987-2617

 

Methodology

Method: Molecular method by Film Array

Analytical Volume: 0.3 mL

CPT Codes

87581