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This test is used in the diagnosis of pneumonia. The initial infection usually occurs in children and reinfection can occur in adults. It will also test for any infection caused by mycoplasma. Once a patient has had a mycoplasma infection, some amount of Mycoplasma IgG antibody will be present in their system for the rest of their life.