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Test Code SCLAM Chlamydia Serology, Serum

Reporting Name

Chlamydia Serology, S

Useful For

Aids in the clinical diagnosis of chlamydial infections

Testing Algorithm

Includes Chlamydophila pneumoniae, Chlamydophila psittaci, and Chlamydia trachomatis.

Method Name

Micro-Immunofluorescent Antibody (MIF) Assay

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Medical Laboratories in Rochester

Specimen Type


Advisory Information

This test is not intended for medical-legal use.

Specimen Required


Preferred: Serum gel

Acceptable: Red top

Specimen Volume: 0.2 mL

Specimen Minimum Volume

0.15 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum Refrigerated (preferred) 30 days
  Frozen  30 days

Reject Due To


Mild OK; Gross reject


Mild OK; Gross reject





Reference Values

Chlamydophila pneumoniae

IgG: <1:64

IgM: <1:10


Chlamydophila psittaci

IgG: <1:64

IgM: <1:10


Chlamydia trachomatis

IgG: <1:64

IgM: <1:10

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Friday; 9 a.m.

CPT Code Information

86631 x 3-IgG

86632 x 3-IgM

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
SCLAM Chlamydia Serology, S 77166-7


Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
185 C. pneumoniae IgG 6913-8
186 C. pneumoniae IgM 6914-6
190 C. trachomatis IgG 6919-5
191 C. trachomatis IgM 6920-3
187 C. psittaci IgG 6916-1
188 C. psittaci IgM 6917-9

Test Classification

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements. This test has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.