Chlamydia trachomatis IgG test detects the presence of Chlamydia trachomatis IgG antibodies in the blood and urine.
What is Chlamydia trachomatis IgG test?
Chlamydia trachomatis IgG is a test to detect the presence of Chlamydia trachomatis IgG antibodies in the body. These antibodies are found in all body fluids. Chlamydia trachomatis IgG test is conducted along with other tests to confirm Chlamydia trachomatis.
Why is Chlamydia trachomatis IgG test suggested?
Chlamydia Trachomatis IgG test is suggested, when the doctors observe symptoms of Chlamydia such as
- Discharge from the penis.
- Burning sensation during urination.
- Abnormal vaginal discharge.
- Bleeding between periods.
How is Chlamydia trachomatis IgG test performed?
Chlamydia trachomatis IgG is always combined with cell culture or blood test for accurate results.
- A blood sample is collected from the patient.
- It is tested for the presence of Chlamydia IgG antibodies.
Chlamydia Trachomatis IgG test report is negative for patients not infected by the bacteria.
What are the Parameters Measured in Chlamydia Trachomatis IgG Test?
Chlamydia trachomatis IgG test measures the presence of Chlamydia trachomatis IgG antibodies. (1)
Preparation before Chlamydia Trachomatis IgG Test
Giving sample for Chlamydia trachomatis IgG test is a quick process.
- Follow instructions of the doctor about diet and medications before giving a sample for Chlamydia trachoamatis IgG test.
- A patient should give first catch urine.
- Female patients should not douche the labial area before the test.
Post-care after Chlamydia Trachomatis IgG Test
Chlamydia trachomatis IgG is a quick and safe procedure.
- Visit your doctor, in case of unstoppable bleeding.
- Follow the instructions of the lab technician during and after the test.
Sample Types in Chlamydia Trachomatis IgG Test
Chlamydia trachomatis IgG test requires three samples
- Swab sample.
- Urine sample
- DFA sample. (2)
Side-effects of Chlamydia Trachomatis IgG Test
Chlamydia trachomatis IgG is a safe procedure as it requires just giving a sample.
- Risk of excessive bleeding from the site of sample collection.
- Pain or infection.