Chlamydia pneumonia DNA PCR

Test ID: 

706032

CPT code:

87486

Clinical Use:

Aid in the diagnosis of Chlamydia (Chlamydophila) pneumoniae infection

Specimen Type:

Throat or nasopharyngeal (NP) swab, bronchial washings or bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL), or NP wash/aspirate

Requested Volume: 

One swab (in universal transport media) or 1 mL bronchial washings, BAL, or NP wash/aspirate

Minimum Volume: 

One swab (in universal transport media) or 0.2 mL bronchial washings, BAL, or NP wash/aspirate

Container Type: 

Universal transport media (swab) or sterile container (bronchial wash/aspirate, BAL, NP wash/aspirate)

Storage Instructions:

Swab, bronchial wash, or BAL is stable at room temperature, refrigerated, or frozen for seven days.

Rejection Criteria

Quantity not sufficient for analysis; gross specimen contamination; specimen too old; leaking or broken tube

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MCI Diagnostic

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7018 South Utica Avenue

Tulsa, Oklahoma 74136

Hours of Operation

Mon – Sat: 7AM-11PM

Sun: 7AM-3PM

Government Contract

Mon – Sat: 7AM-11PM

Sun: 7AM-3PM

Laboratory

Mon – Sat: 7AM-11PM

Sun: 7AM-3PM

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