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Also known as: Mycoplasma by PCR; Mycoplasma Culture; Ureaplasma Culture
Formal name: Mycoplasma pneumoniae IgG and IgM Antibodies; Mycoplasma pneumoniae Culture; Mycoplasma Culture, genital source; Mycoplasma DNA Testing

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