CHLAMYDIA TRACHOMATIS CULTURE

Synonyms: Chlamydia (Isolation) Culture; Culture, Chlamydia; Lymphogranuloma Venereum Culture; Nongonococcal Urethritis Culture; Trachoma Inclusion Conjunctivitis
Computer Code: (RCHLC)
Specimen Collection: Obtain swab specimens containing epithelial cells of conjunctiva, cervix, posterior nasopharynx, throat, rectum, or urethra.
Minimum Volume:
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: Maintain swab in media transport tube, refrigerate.
Reference Values: See reference laboratory report.
Lab Code: CC REF
Requisition: SPEC C
Test Frequency: NA
Routine TAT: 5 days
Stat TAT: N/A
CPT Code(s): 87110, 87140
LCD or NCD:
Methodology Used:
See Addendum XVII