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Chlamydia trachomatis Antibodies (IgG)
|Methodology:||Indirect fluorescent antibody (IFA|
Collect: Collect: Serum Separator Tube (SST) OR Red Top Tube - 0.5 ml serum.
Specimen Preparation: Allow specimen to clot completely at room temperature . Separate serum from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Storage/Transport Temperature: Room temperature. Stability: After separation of cells: Refrigerated: 1 week , Frozen: 1 month
NOTE: * This test is approved for all states. *
Quest Diagnostics Nichols INST
Chlamydia trachomatis is the most common sexually transmitted bacterial infection. Up to 70% of women and 30% of men may be asymptomatic. Infection may lead to tubal pregnancy, pelvic inflammatory disease, and infertility. Other organs may also become affected.