82131:CHLAMYDIA ANTIBODIES, IgG & IgM

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82131:CHLAMYDIA ANTIBODIES, IgG & IgM
Alias Names: Serology Panel IgG/IgM / STD
Methodology: Micro-Immunofluorescent Antibody (MIF) Assay
Edit Date: 3/4/2008
Components: Chlamydia pneumoniae IgG/IgM / Chlamydia psittaci IgG/IgM / Chlamydia trachomatis IgG/IgM
Performed: Monday-Saturday
Released: 72 hours after setup at PeaceHealth Laboratories’ reference lab.
CPT Code: 86631-90 x3 / 86632-90 x3
Specimen Collection Details
Collection: One 7.5 mL serum separator tube (SST).
Handling: Allow to clot, centrifuge and separate serum from cells and pour into a screw-capped plastic vial. Refrigerate. Clearly label specimen ‘acute’ or ‘convalescent’.
Standard Volume: 1 mL serum.
Minimum Volume: 0.5 mL serum (pediatric: 250 µL).
Transport: Refrigerated.
Comments: Recommend acute and convalescent specimens. Convalescent specimens should be obtained 2-3 weeks after onset.
Rejection Criteria: Grossly lipemic or hemolyzed; specimen other than serum.

Components Reference Range
Chlamydia pneumoniae
IgG <1_64
IgM <1_10
Chlamydia psittaci
IgG <1_64
IgM <1_10
Chlamydia trachomatis
IgG <1_64
IgM <1:10