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Chlamydia group antigen serology (Respiratory)

Alternate names:
Chlamydia psittaci /Chlamydia pneumoniae Ab, Chlamydia psittaci serology/Chlamydia pneumoniae serology
Laboratory:
Referred Test
Test Code:
SCPN & SCPS
Specimen types:
Serum
Container types:
Serum tube with gelSerum tube with gel
Collection Instructions:
Sample haemolysis may make this test unreportable
Transport specimen at Room Temperature to lab
Notes:

 

Paired sera (acute & convalescent) required (collected 2-3 weeks apart). Specimens will not be sent until convalescent specimen received.

Primary screening test for Chlamydia (Respiratory infections)

C.pneumoniae & C.psittaci serology only performed on samples positive for the group antigen test

C.trachomatis IgG & IgA available - see C.trachomatis serology

Frequency:
Twice weekly
Result Turnaround Time:
3-7 days
Laboratory Use Only
Laboratory Notes:

Contact VIDRL 9342 2628

External Laboratory:
Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory (V.I.D.R.L)
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