Chlamydia pneumoniae by PCR, BAL Only

Abbrev Code:CPNRESP   
Order Code:LAB6822Order Name:Chlamydia pneumoniae by PCR, BAL
CPT Codes: 87486 x1
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported within 1-5 days.
Special Instructions:Indicate specimen source. For genitourinary, urine, eye, throat, rectum (perirectal acceptable) specimens, see Chlamydia by PCR.

For tests developed and validated by ARUP (previously referred to as Compliance Statement B, C or D). This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. It has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. This test was performed in a CLIA certified laboratory and is intended for clinical purposes.

Collection Instructions

Specimen:Bronchial alveolar lavage (BAL)
Optimal Volume:2 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.5 mL
Container:Plastic leakproof container, sterile for INPATIENT COLLECTION ONLY

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Transfer 2 mL, 0.5 mL minimum bronchoscopy specimen into a sterile ARUP standard transport tube.
Shipping Instructions:Ship on dry ice.
Stability:24 hours at room temperature; 14 days refrigerated; 1 month frozen.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ARUP)
Referral Lab number:60715


Reference Range:By report

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