CHLAMYDIA SPECIES ANTIBODY PANEL, IgG & IGM

Test Documentation
Specimen Required
Draw blood in a plain red-top. Centrifuge, separate and send 1.0 mL serum (0.2 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen
Serum: SST

Rejection Criteria
Gross lipemia or hemolysis

Methodology
Micro-Immunofluorescence

Stability
Room Temperature: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 7 days; Frozen: 7 days

Reference Range
Chlamydia pneumoniae
   IgG: <1:64  
   IgM: <1:10  
Chlamydia psittaci
   IgG: <1:64  
   IgM: <1:10  
Chlamydia trachomatis
   IgG: <1:64  
   IgM: <1:10  

Performed
Monday-Saturday

Turnaround Time3 days
Test CodeCHGMS
CPT-4 Code (s)
86631 x 3, 86632 x 3
LOINC Codes
Chlamydia pneumoniae
   IgG   6913-8  
   IgM   6914-6  
Chlamydia psittaci
   IgG   6916-1  
   IgM   6917-9  
Chlamydia trachomatis
   IgG   6919-5  
   IgM   6920-3  

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