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Chlamydia Testing

Chlamydia Testing is a topic covered in the Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests.

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Rationale
To diagnose some of the more common chlamydia infections such as community-acquired pneumonia transmitted by Chlamydophila pneumoniae and chlamydia disease that is sexually transmitted by Chlamydia trachomatis.

Patient Preparation
There are no food, fluid, activity, or medication restrictions unless by medical direction.

Normal Findings
(Method: Transcription-mediated amplification [TMA], viral culture with monoclonal antibody detection) Negative for TMA, not isolated for viral culture.

Method: Enzyme Immunofluorescent (EIF) Assay
Chlamydia trachomatis, C. pneumoniae, C. psittaci antibody IgGChlamydia trachomatis, C. pneumoniae, C. psittaci antibody IgM
Less than 1:64Less than 1:20

Critical Findings and Potential Interventions
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Citation

Bladh, Mickey Lynn., and Anne M. Van Leeuwen. "Chlamydia Testing." Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests, 7th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425474/5.1/Chlamydia_Testing.
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Chlamydia Testing. Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. 7th ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425474/5.1/Chlamydia_Testing. Accessed August 19, 2019.
Bladh, M. L., & Van Leeuwen, A. M. (2017). Chlamydia Testing. In Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425474/5.1/Chlamydia_Testing
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Chlamydia Testing [Internet]. In: Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 August 19]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425474/5.1/Chlamydia_Testing.
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