Lab Test : Chlamydia Culture - Tissue/Biopsy

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Alternate:Tissue/Biopsy Chlamydia Culture
Includes:Isolation and identification of Chlamydia trachomatis/pneumonia/psittaci from tissue biopsy specimens.
Department:Virology
Phone:(937) 641-3907
SQ Code:TCHL
Available:Daily, 24 hours. Specimens received before 1 PM are set up the same day.
Turnaround:3 -4 days
Specimen:Tissue biopsy sample
Volume:Sterile piece of tissue
Container:Sterile piece of tissue submitted in Viral/Chlamydia transport media.
Temperature:Transport on ice. Refrigerate if transport is delayed more than 1 hour.
Rejection:Tissue collected in formalin or other fixative.
Normal:No Chlamydia trachomatis/pneumonia/psittaci isolated.
Uses:Detects and identifies infections caused by Chlamydia trachomatis/pneumonia/psittaci.
Limitations:Proper specimen collection and transport are critical in the detection of etiological agents. A negative result does not rule out a Chlamydia infection.
Method:Culture
 

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