NEW molecular assay for the detection of Mycoplasma pneumoniae.
M. pneumoniae has been associated with up to 40% of community-acquired pneumonias. Accurate diagnosis of Mycoplasma pneumonia is critical to provide appropriate antibiotic therapy. illumigene® Mycoplasma Direct detects Mycoplasma pneumonia in throat swab specimens. illumigene® Mycoplasma Direct is ideal for enabling a more rapid diagnosis, providing earlier identification of outbreaks and prevention of secondary cases through implementation of control measures.
|Meridian Catalogue #:||280250|
|Kit Size||50 Tests|
|Shelf Life from date of manufacture||18 Months|
|Storage Requirements||2°- 27° C/External Controls 2°- 8° C|
|Specimen Type||Throat Swab Specimens|
|Assay Format||Isothermal DNA amplification|
|Country of Origin||USA|
|Available Within/Outside USA||Yes|
|Suggested CPT Code||87581|
|Results Interpretation||By illumipro-10™ Incubator/Reader
Negative = No turbidity
Positive = Turbidity