Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

Test Name: Sunquest Test Code Epic Procedure Code Or ID CPT Code:  

CHLAMYDIA TRACHOMATIS IGG, IGM, IGA ANTIBODIES

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Sunquest Test Code:
CTGAM      Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: CTGAM         Geisinger Epic ID: 43052

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Serum
Preferred collection container:
Specimen required:
1 mL serum in plastic, screw-capped tube, aliquot tube or vial.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Transport temperature:
Refrigerated.
Specimen stability:
Room temperature: 7 days. Refrigerated: 14 days, Frozen: 30 days.
Rejection criteria:
Glass tubes unacceptable.

TEST DETAILS
Reference interval:
C. trachomatis IgG <1:64 , C. trachomatis IgA <1:16 , C. trachomatis IgM <1:10
CPT code(s):
86632, 86631 x2
Note: The billing party has sole responsibility for CPT coding.  Any questions regarding coding should be directed to the payer being billed.  The CPT codes provided by GML are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only.
Methodology:
Indirect Immunofluorescent Antibody (IFA)
Synonyms:
Quest test code 36581
Clinical significance:
Chlamydia trachomatis is the most common sexually transmitted bacterial infection. Up to 70% of women and 30% of men may be asymptomatic. Infection may lead to tubal pregnancy, pelvic inflammatory disease, and infertility. Other organs may also become affected

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Monday-Saturday    
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