CHLAMYDIA TRACHOMATIS ANTIBODY (IgM)

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
Immunofluorescence assay

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

Reference Range
<1:10

Performed
Monday-Friday

Turnaround Time3-5 days
Test CodeCTA
CPT-4 Code (s)
86632
LOINC Codes
Chlamydia trachomatis IgM Abs:   6920-3  

Warde
Medical
Laboratory