Chlamydia Antibodies, IgG

CPT: 86631
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Test Details

Use

Aid in the diagnosis of chlamydial infection; assay detects group-specific IgG antibodies to C trachomatis, C pneumoniae, and C psittaci

Methodology

Enzyme immunoassay (EIA)

Reference Interval

• Negative: <0.91

• Equivocal: 0.91−1.09

• Positive: >1.09

Specimen Requirements

Specimen

Serum

Volume

1 mL

Minimum Volume

0.3 mL

Container

Gel-barrier tube

Storage Instructions

Maintain specimen at room temperature.

Stability Requirements

Temperature

Period

Room temperature

14 days

Refrigerated

14 days

Frozen

14 days

Freeze/thaw cycles

Stable x3

Causes for Rejection

Hemolysis; lipemia; gross bacterial contamination

LOINC® Map

Order Code Order Code Name Order Loinc Result Code Result Code Name UofM Result LOINC
096180 Chlamydia Antibodies, IgG 5085-6 096181 Chlamydia Antibodies, IgG ratio 5085-6

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