Chlamydophila psittaci Antibodies (IgG, IgA, IgM)

Test Code
CHLAM PSITT ABS(37346)

Quest Code
37346

CPT Codes
86631 (x2), 86632

Preferred Specimen
1 mL serum

Minimum Volume
0.1 mL

Transport Temperature
Room temperature

Specimen Stability
Room temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 30 days

Methodology
Immunofluorescent (IFA)

Setup Schedule
Mon-Fri

Report Available
1 to 4 Day(s)

Reference Range
C. psittaci IgG <1:64
C. psittaci IgA <1:16
C. psittaci IgM <1:10


Clinical Significance
Psittacosis, also known as Parrot's Disease, is transmitted to humans from parrots and other birds. Psittacosis is associated with mild illness to severe pneumonia.

Performing Laboratory
Quest Diagnostics Infectious Disease, Inc.
33608 Ortega Highway, Bldg B-West Wing
San Juan Capistrano, 92675-2042



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