MYCOPLASMA CULTURE, RESPIRATORY Mycoplasma pnemoniae
For throat swab, submit in standard culturette. Culturette is viable refrigerated up to 12 hours. If longer, please use Mycoplasma media available from laboratory. For other respiratory specimens, submit in a sterile screw-cap container. Keep refrigerated.
Conventional culture technique.
Refrigerate - 48 hours Frozen - 31 days.
Detects the presence of Mycoplasma pneumniae.