Mycoplasma pneumoniae Test
Mycoplasma pneumoniae Test FAQ
What is a Mycoplasma pneumoniae test?
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Mycoplasma Test - More Information
Mycoplasma pneumoniae is a bacteria that often causes bronchitis and other pulmonary infections. Classified as an atypical bacterium, Mycoplasma pneumoniae causes more than 2% of community-acquired pneumonias in the United States. Mycoplasma pneumoniae is transmitted by exposure from the droplets of infected people and infections can usually be treated with antibiotics.
This Mycoplasma blood test measures IgG and IgM antibodies to Mycoplasma pneumoniae. To get a Mycoplasma test near you at a Quest Diagnostics lab, simply order online and get tested at your selected lab location. Once your Mycoplasma lab results are ready, they will be available for electronic download.
As can be seen on the Mycoplasma pneumoniae sample lab report link above, your antibody levels will be reported as a number in the results column and can be compared against the Mycoplasma blood IgG and IgM levels provided by the lab.
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