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CHLAMYDIA GROUP TOTAL ANTIBODY

Synonym(s):

​Chlamydia Ab, Chlamydia Ab CFT

Lab Section Category

Description

Indications

Specimen Required

​3 – 5 mL plain blood.
Send paired sera taken two weeks apart for rising titre.

Storage and Transport

​Refrigerate samples if delay in transporting to laboratory is anticipated. Do not freeze.

Method

​Complement Fixation Test (CFT)

Test Results

​Significant result: ≥ 4 fold rise in titre by CFT in paired sera

Reference Interval / Value

Turnaround Time

​1 – 6 days after acute or convalescent serum is received

Day(s) Test Set up

​Tuesday and Thursday

Remarks

Change History Notes

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