Test Code SCLAM / SCLAM-M 
Methodology Micro-Immunofluorescent Antibody (MIF) Assay
Includes Chlamydia pneumoniae, Chlamydia psittaci, and
Chlamydia trachomatis. 
Description The chlamydia micro-immunofluorescent (MIF) assay is intended as an aid in the clinical diagnosis of chlamydial infections. 
Specimen Draw blood in a plain, red-top tube(s) or a serum gel tube(s).
Spin down and send 0.2 mL of serum refrigerated in a screw-capped, round-bottom, plastic vial. Forward promptly.
Recommend acute and convalescent specimens.
Convalescent specimen should be drawn 2 - 3 weeks after onset.

NOTE: If acute and convalescent specimens are sent, label
specimens appropriately (acute and convalescent). 

Reference Values Chlamydia pneumoniae
IgG: < 1:64
IgM: < 1:10

Chlamydia psittaci
IgG: < 1:64
IgM: < 1:10

Chlamydia trachomatis
IgG: < 1:64
IgM: < 1:10 

Analytic Time 1 Day 
Day(s) Test Set Up Monday through Friday 
CPT Code(s) 86631 x 3  IgG
86632 x 3  IgM

Critical Laboratory Values - Scarborough & MMC
Critical Laboratory Values - LCHC
Critical Laboratory Values - Waldo
Critical Laboratory Values - PenBay
Critical Laboratory Values - Stephens
Critical Laboratory Values - Franklin
Critical Laboratory Values - SMHC

Tests are subject to change. For additional information on this test or to place an order, please call NorDx at (207) 396-7800.