Days Set Up
Monday - Saturday
Analytic Time

2 - 4 days

Soft Order Code
SLM

Test Updated:

Synonyms

Lymphogranuloma Venerum DFA
Trachoma
LGV DFA
CDFA
C. trachomatis MicroTrak

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Test Overview

Test Methodology

Direct Fluorescent Antibody (DFA)

Test Usage

The chlamydia DFA test detects the presence of the infectious elementary body.

Reference Range

Not detected.

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

Specimen Requirements

Collection Instructions

Collect nasopharyngeal or eye specimen using aerobic swab. Refrigerate. Note specimen source and collection date and time on requisition.

Normal Volume
1 swab
Minimum Volume
1 swab

Billing Information

CPT Code
87270
Pro Fee Code
 
Insurance Auth Info
 
LOINC
6355-2

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Our High Standard

Quality that sets us apart

As the reference laboratory division of Michigan Medicine's Department of Pathology, MLabs shares the institution's commitment to applying established quality principles to clinical laboratory testing. Like other large organizations in complex, consequential fields, we rely on an established approach to monitor quality throughout the testing process.