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Chlamydia psittaci Antibody Panel

Clinical System Name

Miscellaneous

Synonyms

C. psittaci Antibody Panel

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Whole Blood

Container(s): Red

Preferred Vol: 3.0 mL

Minimum Vol: 0.2 mL

 

Note:

Processing Instructions

Reject due to: Gel separator.

Spin:Y

Aliquot: Y

Temp: 2 - 4 C

Storage location: Spin sample and transfer red top serum to a plastic aliquot tube. Store aliquot in room temperature send-outs rack.

 

Off-site collection: Spin sample and transfer red top serum to a plastic aliquot tube. Transport room temperature.

Stability

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum Room temp

7 d

  Refrigerated 14 d
  Frozen 30 d

 

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
N

Drawn daily; Set-up 6 days a week at Focus

1 w

 

Performing Laboratory

Focus Diagnostics, Inc.
33608 Ortega Highway
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92690-6130

 

Phone Number: (800) 553-5445

Department

Department: Send Outs
 

Phone Number: (206) 987-2563

 

Reference Range

C. psittaci IgG

<1:64
C. psittaci IgA <1:16
C. psittaci IgM  <1:10

 

Methodology

Method:  Immunofluorescent (IFA)

Analytical Volume: 0.1 mL serum

Limitations:

CPT Codes

86632

86631 x 2

 

Send Out Instructions

 

Reference Test Name:

Chlamydia psittaci Antibodies (IgG, IgA, IgM) (23130) (37346X)

Reference Test Number:

3897N

Instructions:

Send out M - F with the Quest courier. Quest forwards to Focus Labs.