Stanford Hospital & Clinics and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital
RESULT
Test Name : Mycoplasma pneumoniae DNA, Qualitative PCR Order Code : 11188R
Note: This is a Sendout/Referred Test and is only offered to registered patients of SHC or LPCH.
Specimen Type: Bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL) fluid, sputum, throat or nasopharyngeal swab
Container Type: Sterile Container; swab in viral transport media
Required Volume: 1 mL
Minimum Volume (Pediatric): 0.3 mL
Methodology: Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)
Standard Run Times: Varies
Turnaround Time: 5-7 days
Special Handling: Transport refrigerated. If transport is greater than 2 days, transport frozen.
CPT Codes: 87581
LPCH EPIC Code: LAB1362
SHC EPIC Code: LAB11188R
Department: Sendouts
Clinical Specialties: Infectious Disease
Sendout Lab: Focus Diagnostics
URL: http://www.focusdx.com/focus/1-reference_laboratory/search_frame.asp?searchOptionScope=2&S1=1&S2=1&test=&sp=46300&Keyword=mycoplasma#an_46300