Pathogens
Chlamydophila pneumoniae

Chlamydophila pneumoniae

Precautions

Standard Precautions

Susceptibilities

General Information

Fastidious organism that does not Gram stain - an "atypical" organism

  • Atypical pneumonia
  • Pharyngitis
  • Bronchitis

Diagnose by PCR assays. Difficult to culture. Serology requires repeat testing may be clinically impractical.