Mycoplasma Pneumoniae

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Mycoplasma pneumoniae is another bacterial agent of community-acquired atypical pneumonia, occurring frequently in outbreak situations.41,42 Incubation time for M. pneumoniae infection is approximately 1 to 4 weeks.43 M. pneumoniae respiratory disease does not have a defined season of highest incidence but epidemics have a periodicity of 3-7 years.42

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Mycoplasma Pneumoniae
917

MPHEU

Nasopharyngeal Swab (NPS)
Refrigerated

collected according to standard technique and immediately placed in 1-3 mL of transport media

Room temperature: 4 hours
Refrigerated: 3 days
Frozen: Not acceptable

Address

1 – 24 hours from recept at lab