ELISA-VIDITEST anti-Mycoplasma pneumoniae kits are intended for the diagnosis of Mycoplasma pneumoniae related diseases. The use of these tests is to support the diagnosis of acute or chronic respiratory diseases including complications such as pericarditis, meningoencefalitis, otitis, erythema nodosum. It is recommended to estimate the changes of antibody titres through analysis of paired sera collected 1 – 2 weeks apart.
The first sample is taken during the acute phase of disease and the second sample is confirmatory and should be taken not earlier than 10 – 15 days after the first one. The antibody titer should rise during this period. There are differences in antibody kinetic profiles with regard to the immunoglobulin classes and therefore we strongly recommend using parallel detection in all three available Ig classes (IgG/IgM/IgA).