Chlamydia pneumoniae, IgG, IgM, IgA

CPT: 86631(x2); 86632
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Test Details

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.

Limitations

This test was developed, and its performance characteristics determined, by LabCorp. It has not been cleared or approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The FDA has determined that such clearance or approval is not necessary. Results of this test are for investigational purposes only. The result should not be used as a diagnostic procedure without confirmation of the diagnosis by another medically established diagnostic product or procedure.

Methodology

Immunofluorescence

Specimen Requirements

Specimen

Serum

Volume

1 mL

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Container

Red-top tube or gel-barrier tube

Storage Instructions

Maintain specimen at room temperature.

LOINC® Map

Order Code Order Code Name Order Loinc Result Code Result Code Name UofM Result LOINC
139317 Chl. pneumoniae (IgG/IgM/IgA) 139318 Chlamydia pneumoniae IgG 6913-8
139317 Chl. pneumoniae (IgG/IgM/IgA) 139319 Chlamydia pneumoniae IgM 6914-6
139317 Chl. pneumoniae (IgG/IgM/IgA) 139320 Chlamydia pneumoniae IgA 6912-0
139317 Chl. pneumoniae (IgG/IgM/IgA) 139321 Test Information: N/A

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