CHLAMYDIA PNEUMONIAE IGG, IGM & IGA ANTIBODIES

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

Alternate Specimen
Serum: Red-top

Methodology
Micro-Immunofluorescence

Stability
Room Temperature: 7 day; Refrigerated: 14 days; Frozen: 30 days

Reference Range
Chlamydia pneumoniae IgG Antibodies   <1:64 titer  
Chlamydia Pneumoniae IgM Antibodies   <1:10 titer  
Chlamydia Pneumoniae IgA Antibodies   <1:16 titer  

Performed
Monday-Friday

Turnaround Time3-5 days
Test CodeCHPAB
CPT-4 Code (s)
86631 x 2, 86632
LOINC Codes
Chlamydia pneumoniae IgG Abs:   6913-8  
Chlamydia pneumoniae IgA Abs:   6912-0  
Chlamydia pneumoniae IgM Abs:   6914-6  
Interpretation:   50612-1  

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