Chlamydia trachomatis Antibodies, IgM

CPT: 86632
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Test Details

Synonyms

  • C trachomatis Antibodies, IgM

Use

Diagnose possible chlamydial infection

Limitations

This procedure may be considered by Medicare and other carriers as investigational and, therefore, may not be payable as a covered benefit for patients. Results of this assay should not be used as a diagnostic procedure without confirmation of the diagnosis by another medically established diagnostic product or procedure.

Methodology

Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)

Reference Interval

• Negative: <0.8

• Borderline: 0.8−1.0

• Positive: >1.0

Specimen Requirements

Specimen

Serum

Volume

0.4 mL

Minimum Volume

0.2 mL

Container

Red-top tube or gel-barrier tube

Storage Instructions

Refrigerate

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
096149 Chlamydia trachomatis Ab, IgM 45001-5 096150 Chlamydia trachomatis Ab, IgM index 45001-5

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