Test Details

Mnemonic

CHSMA

Ordering Code

3683550

CPT-4 Code(s)

86632 x 3

Specimen Information

Collect

Red top

Specimen Preparation

Centrifuge, separate serum from cells within 2 hours and send 1.0 mL serum refrigerated in a screw capped plastic vial.

Minimum Volume

0.15 mL

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Rejection Criteria

Hemolysis or lipemia

Stability

Room temperature: 48 hours
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 1 year

Methodology

Indirect Fluorescent Antibody
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Reference Range

C. trachomatis IgM: <1:20
C. pneumoniae IgM: <1:20
C. psittaci IgM: <1:20
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Performing Laboratory

ARUP Reference Laboratory
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New York DOH Approval Status

Yes
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