Chlamydia Antibody Panel, IgG & IgM by IFA CHLAMP
|Method(s)||Semi-Quantitative Indirect Fluorescent Antibody|
|Collect||One 6 mL plain red or one gold (SST) top tube.|
1 mL serum at 2-8°C. (Min: 0.15 mL)
Separate serum from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Acute and convalescent samples must be labeled as such; parallel testing is preferred and convalescent samples must be received within 30 days from receipt of acute samples. Please mark samples plainly as "acute" or "convalescent."
|Stability||After separation from cell: Ambient: 2 days; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 year (avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles)|
|Unacceptable Conditions||Hyperlipemic, hemolyzed, or contaminated sera.|
|Schedule||Sun - Fri|
|Preferred Specimen Collection Device(s)|
Less than 1:64 C. pneumoniae IgG.