Chlamydia Testing

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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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