Pathogens
Chlamydia pneumoniae

Chlamydia pneumoniae

Precautions

Routine Practices

Susceptibilities

General Information

PCR, turn around time 10 days Serology testing has poor predictive value and is no longer available

Fastidious organism that does not Gram stain - an "atypical" Obligate intracellular pathogen

  • Upper respiratory tract infections
  • Atypical pneumonia