Test Details

Mnemonic

CHPAB

Ordering Code

3400044

CPT-4 Code(s)

86631 x 2, 86632

Specimen Information

Collect

Serum separator tube (SST)

Specimen Preparation

Centrifuge, separate serum from cells and send 1.0 mL serum refrigerated in a screw capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen

Serum: Red top

Minimum Volume

0.1 mL

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Stability

Room temperature: 7 day
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 30 days

Methodology

Immunofluorescence (IFA)
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Reference Range

Chlamydia pneumoniae IgG Antibodies <1:64 titer
Chlamydia Pneumoniae IgM Antibodies <1:10 titer
Chlamydia Pneumoniae IgA Antibodies <1:16 titer
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Performing Laboratory

Quest SJC
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