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Chlamydia Antibody Panel, IgG & IgM
|Methodology:||Semi-Quantitative Indirect Fluorescent Antibody (IFA)|
Collect: Plain Red OR Serum Separator Tube (SST) - 1 ml serum.
Specimen Preparation: Separate serum from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer serum to a Standard Transport Tube.
Parallel testing is preferred and convalescent specimens must be received within 30 days from receipt of acute specimens. Mark specimens plainly as "acute" or "convalescent."
Storage/Transport Temperature: Refrigerated.
Unacceptable Conditions:Contaminated, hemolyzed, or hyperlipemic sera.
Stability: After separation from cells: Ambient: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 1 month (avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles)
Note: This test is approved for NY .
|CPT Code(s):||86631 x3; 86632 x3|
|Test Panel Components||C. pneumoniae IgM Titer; C. trachomatis IgM Titer; C. psittaci IgM Titer; C. pneumoniae IgG Titer; C. trachomatis IgG Titer; C. psittaci IgG Titer.|