CHLAMYDIA AND CHLAMYDOPHILA ANTIBODY PANEL

Components
C. trachomatis (IgG, IgA, IgM)
C. Pneumoniae (IgG, IgA, IgM)
C. Psittaci (IgG, IgA, IgM)

Specimen Required
Draw blood in a SST. Centrifuge, separate and send 1.0 mL (0.4 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen
Serum: Red-top

Methodology
Immunofluorescence Assay

Stability
Room temperature: 7 days; Refrigerated: 14 days; Frozen: 30 days

Reference Range
C. trachomatis IgG:   <1:64  
C. trachomatis IgM:   <1:10  
C. trachomatis IgA:   <1:16  
C. pneumoniae IgG:   <1:16  
C. pneumoniae IgM:   <1:10  
C. pneumoniae IgA:   <1:16  
C. psittaci IgG:   <1:16  
C. psittaci IgM:   <1:10  
C. psittaci IgA:   <1:16  

Performed
Monday-Friday

Turnaround Time3-5 days
Test CodeCHGMA
CPT-4 Code (s)
86631 x 6, 86632 x 3
LOINC Codes
C. psittaci IgM Abs:   6917-9  
C. pneumoniae IgM Abs:   6914-6  
C. pneumoniae IgG Abs:   6913-8  
C. Pneumoniae IgA Abs:   6912-0  
C. psittaci IgG Abs:   6916-1  
C. psittaci IgA Abs:   6915-3  
C. trachomatis IgG Abs:   6919-5  
C. trachomatis IgM Abs:   6920-3  
C. trachomatis IgA Abs:   6918-7  

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Medical
Laboratory