Chlamydia pneumoniae, IgG, IgM, IgA

Test ID: 

706031

CPT code:

86631

Clinical Use:

This test employs immunofluorescence to detect IgM, IgG, and IgA antibodies to Chlamydia pneumoniae in human serum. C pneumoniae has been implicated as one of the agents of atypical pneumonia and may be responsible for as many as 10% of all hospitalized and outpatient cases of pneumonia. Additionally, it may also be responsible for sinusitis and otitis.

Specimen Type:

Serum

Requested Volume: 

1 mL

Minimum Volume: 

0.5 mL

Container Type: 

Red-top tube or gel-barrier tube

Storage Instructions:

Refrigerate.
Per the package insert: Samples are stable at room temperature for eight hours. After eight hours, samples should be refrigerated at 2° to 8° C for up to 48 hours. After 48 hours, freeze samples at -20° C or colder.

 

 

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