Chlamydia Antibody Panel, IgG by IFA CHLAMG

Method(s) Semi-Quantitative Indirect Fluorescent Antibody
Specimen Required
Collect One 5 mL plain red or one gold (SST) top tube.
Transport

1 mL serum at 2-8ºC. (Min: 0.15 mL)

Remarks

Separate serum from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Acute and convalescentsamples must be labeled as such; parallel testing is preferred and convalescent samples must be received within 30 days from receipt of the acute samples. Please mark sample plainly "acute" or "convalescent."

Stability After separate from cells: Ambient: 2 days; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 year (Avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles.)
Unacceptable Conditions Hyperlipemic, hemolyzed, or contaminated sera.
Schedule Mon-Sat
Billing Code 5010559
CPTCode 86631x3
Notes In adult populations, the prevalence of antibody titers indicative of exposure to the organism ranges from 50-78%.
Preferred Specimen Collection Device(s)
Reference Interval

Less than 1:64 C. trachomatis IgG

Less than 1:64 C. pneumoniae IgG

Less than 1:64 C. psittaci IgG

No Appointment Necessary
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