Test Details

Mnemonic

CHGMS

Ordering Code

3800120

CPT-4 Code(s)

86631 x 3, 86632 x 3

Specimen Information

Collect

Red top

Specimen Preparation

Centrifuge, separate and send 0.2 mL serum refrigerated in a screw capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen

Serum separator tube (SST)

Minimum Volume

0.15

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Rejection Criteria

Gross lipemia or hemolysis

Stability

Room temperature: Unacceptable
Refrigerated: 30 days
Frozen: 30 days

Methodology

Micro - Immunofluorescence
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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
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Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories
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New York DOH Approval Status

Yes
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