CHLAMYDIA TRACHOMATIS ANTIBODIES (IgG, IgA, IgM)

Specimen Required
Draw blood in a SST. Centrifuge, remove serum from cells, and send 1.0 mL serum (0.1 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 IgA:   <1:16  
C. trachomatis IgM:   <1:10  

Performed
Monday-Saturday

Turnaround Time4-6 days
Test CodeCTGAM
CPT-4 Code (s)
86631 x 2, 86632
LOINC Codes
C. trachomatis Ab (IgG):   6919-5  
C. trachomatis Ab (IgA):   44079-2  
C. trachomatis Ab (IgM):   6920-3  
Interpretation:   44079-2  

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