FCPP - Specimen: Chlamydia Pneumoniae PCR

Test Catalog

Test Name

Test ID: FCPP    
Chlamydia Pneumoniae PCR

Specimen Type Describes the specimen type needed for testing

Varies

Specimen Required Defines the optimal specimen. This field describes the type of specimen required to perform the test and the preferred volume to complete testing. The volume allows automated processing, fastest throughput and, when indicated, repeat or reflex testing.

0.5 mL serum, plasma, blood (pink top or purple top EDTA), fluids and other sources. Tissue with no fixative is also acceptable. Ship frozen.

 

Note: Source required.

Specimen Minimum Volume The amount of sample necessary to provide a clinically relevant result as determined by the Laboratory.

0.5 mL

Reject Due To Identifies specimen types and conditions that may cause the specimen to be rejected

Hemolysis:

NA

Thawing:

Cold reject; Warm reject

Lipemia:

NA

Icterus:

NA

Other:

NA

Specimen Stability Information Provides a description of the temperatures required to transport a specimen to the laboratory. Alternate acceptable temperature(s) are also included.

Specimen TypeTemperatureTime
VariesFrozen (preferred)180 days
 Refrigerated 72 hours
 Ambient 12 hours