Days Set Up
Monday - Saturday
Analytic Time

2 - 4 days

MiChart Code
Chlamydia Antibodies
Soft Order Code
SCLAM

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Synonyms

Chlamydia pneumoniae Antibody, IgA, IgG & IgM
Chlamydia psittaci Antibody, IgA, IgG & IgM
Chlamydia trachomatis Antibody, IgA, IgG & IgM
Lymphogranuloma venerum (LGV) Antibody
Ornithosis Antibody
Psittacosis Antibody
TWAR (C. pneumoniae) Antibody
Chlamydia pneumoniae Antibody, IgG & IgM
Chlamydia psittaci Antibody, IgG & IgM
Chlamydia trachomatis Antibody, IgG & IgM
LGV Antibody
Lymphogranuloma venerum (LGV) Antibody
Ornithosis Antibody
Psittacosis Antibody
TWAR (C. pneumoniae) Antibody
CHLAMYDIA SEROLOGY, SERUM
Chlamydia Sp. Diff Ab Panel, S
CPNEU IGG
CPNEU IGM
CPNEUMONIA
CPSIT IGG
CPSIT IGM
CPSITTACI
CTRACH IGG
CTRACH IGM
CTRACHOMAT
SCLAM-D
PNEU INTRP
PNEUMO IGA
PNEUMO IGG
PNEUMO IGM
PSIT INTRP
PSITT IGA
PSITT IGG
PSITT IGM
TRAC INTRP
TRACH IGA
TRACH IGG
TRACH IGM
C. PNEUMONIAE IgG
C. PNEUMONIAE IgM
C. PNEUMONIAE
C. PSITTACI IgG
C. PSITTACI IgM
CHLAMYDIA PSITTACI
C. TRACHOMATIS IgG
C. TRACHOMATIS IgM
CHLAMYDIA TRACHOMATIS
CHLAMYDIA SEROLOGY TEXT
C. PNEUMONIAE INTERPRETATION
C. PNEUMONIAE IgA
C. PNEUMONIAE IgG
C. PNEUMONIAE IgM
C. PSITTACI INTERPRETATION
C. PSITTACI IgA
C. PSITTACI IgG
C. PSITTACI IgM
C. TRACHOMATIS INTERPRETATION
C. TRACHOMATIS IgA
C. TRACHOMATIS IgG
C. TRACHOMATIS IgM
CHPA

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Test Overview

Test Methodology

Micro-Immunofluorescent Antibody (MIF)

Test Usage

Aid in the clinical diagnosis of chlamydial infections, such as infant pneumonitis, pelvic inflammitory disease, lymphogranuloma venereum, or psittacosis.

Reference Range

IgG: < 1:64, IgM: <1:10 A fourfold or greater rise in paired sera IgG titer indicates recent infection. The presence of demonstable IgG generally indicates past exposure.

* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.

Specimen Requirements

Collection Offsite

Collect specimen in red top or SST tube. Centrifuge, aliquot serum into a plastic vial and refrigerate. Convalescent specimen should be collected 2-3 weeks after onset.

Yellow Top Tube
Normal Volume
0.2 mL serum
Minimum Volume
0.15 mL serum

Billing Information

CPT Code
86631 x3, 86632 x3
Pro Fee Code
 
LOINC
M-8142 (C. PNEU IGG 6913-8, C. TRACH IGG 6919-5, C. PSIT IGG 6916-1, C. PNEU IGM 6914-6, C. TRACH IGM 6920-3, C. PSIT IGM 6917-9)

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