CHLAMYDIA PNEUMONIAE IGG & IGM 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: 48 hours; Refrigerate: 7 days; Frozen: 2 months

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

Performed
Monday-Friday

Turnaround Time3-5 days
Test CodeCPPGM
CPT-4 Code (s)
86631, 86632
LOINC Codes
IgG   6913-8  
IgM   6914-6  

Warde
Medical
Laboratory