|ID:1041 || Chlamydia Trachomatis IgG Serology||Search Links: General Info : Protocols : Patient Info|
|Description|| Chlamydia Trachomatis IgG Serology.
Testing by ELISA test|
|Indication|| The test is performed as part of the investigation of subfertility in women.
May be indicated in investigation of Reiterís disease.|
|Additional Info|| A negative antibody result does not rule out current or past infection. Because chlamydial infections are common and antibody may persist after infection, chlamydial antibody is often detected in healthy individuals.|
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|Ref. Range (Female)|| |
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|Units|| - Not Defined -|
|Other Help:||National Laboratory Medicine Handbook|
|IP Acute TAT||8 days|
|IP Routine TAT||8 days|
|GP Acute TAT||8 days|
|GP Routine TAT||8 days|
|Turnround Comment||If the Chlamydia IgG result is positive or indeterminate the sample is then referred to the reference laboratory for Chlamydia Type specific antibodies. There is considerable cross reaction between C.trachomatis , C.pneumoniae and C.psittaci on the Chlamydia trachomatis IgG EIA. This additional test takes around 14 days.|
Originally edited by : na. Last edited on 07/09/2019 09:44:03. Published By on 07/09/2018 09:44:03.