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 weeks
Price: Contact Medilab
Turnaround time (TAT): 5 – 15 days
Usage: Chlamydia trachomatis is implicated in a wide variety of infections in humans. It is a common cause of Non-gonococcal urethritis and Cervicitis. In females it causes Pelvic Inflammatory disease, Salpingitis & Endometritis. In males it leads to Epididymitis & Reiter’s syndrome. Lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV) is a sexually transmitted infection caused by Chlamydia trachomatis. It can also cause ophthalmologic infections like Trachoma and Inclusion Conjuctivitis.
Specialty: Physician, Gynecologist
Home Collection: Available
Pre-test Information: No special preparation required