Specimen: 3 mL (1.5 mL min.) Serum from 1 SST. Ship refrigerated or frozen.
Stability (Room): 2 hrs
Stability (Refrigerated): 1 week
Stability (Frozen): 2 week
Price: Contact Medilab
Turnaround time (TAT): 5 – 15 days
Usage: Chlamydophila pneumoniae is responsible for 10% of pneumonia cases in humans. It is a primary pathogen of humans and is spread from man to man without any animal or bird host. It is mainly responsible for respiratory tract illnesses which do not show any consistent seasonal periodicity. C.pneumoniae is responsible for community acquired pneumonias, bronchitis, pharyngitis & influenza like illness.
Specialty: Physician, Chest Physician
Home Collection: Available
Pre-test Information: No special preparation required