|Includes:||Isolation and identification of Chlamydia trachomatis/pneumoniae/psittaci.|
|Available:||Daily, 24 hours. Specimens received before 1 PM are set up the same day|
|Turnaround:||3 -4 days|
|Specimen:||Please be sure to specify the site of collection.|
|Volume:||Collect a swab from the specified site and place in viral/Chlamydia transport medium|
|Container:||Swab in viral/chlamydia transport medium|
|Temperature:||Transport on ice. Refrigerate if transport is delayed more than 1 hour|
|Rejection:||Specimens not submitted in Viral/chlamydia transport medium will be rejected.|
|Normal:||No Chlamydia trachomatis/pneumoniae/psittaci isolated.|
|Uses:||To detect and identify infections caused by Chlamydia trachomatis/pneumoniae/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:||Shell vial tissue culture|
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