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  Chlamydia DFA Specimen Type:
  also known as DFA for Chlamydia

Other


VIROLOGY

Specimen requirements: Chlamydia DFA Slide
Reference ranges:
CATEGORY LOW   HIGH   UNITS   QUALITATIVE  
N/A N/A N/A N/A NEGATIVE
Unit of measure: N/A
Ideal sample: N/A
Absolute minimum amount: N/A
Method of collection: Follow instructions on collection kit.
Transportation: N/A
Label instructions: All containers must be labeled with patient name and medical record number.
Request test on form: Multi Labs/Micro/Viro/Serology ( 151-905 )
Order/entry screen(s):  N/A
Stat frequency: N/A
Stat turn around time: N/A
Routine frequency: Monday through Saturday
Must be in by: Early A.M. for the day's testing.
Routine turn around time: 24 Hours
For Hillcrest deliver to: Virology : Virology or Microbiology Laboratory
For Thornton deliver to: Microbiology : Processing Desk, 1st floor,
  Hospital, room 1-013
Scheduling requirements : N/A
Method: Direct Immunofluorescence
Special Instructions: Must use Chlamydia collection kit.
  Results are available on a Chart Copy
  Results are Qualitative
SOFT LAB abbreviation: CHLFA
Secondary code: 4835
Lab Processing Instructions: N/A