What is the Chlamydia Trachomatis Antibody IgG test?
The Chlamydia Trachomatis IgG Antibody testing (CAT) has been used as a screening test for tubal factor infertility (TFI), but the CAT is only a marker of past exposure to Chlamydia. The trachomatis does not have late sequelae, and the positive predictive value (PPV) of the test is low. The IgG antibody detection is a marker for a Chlamydia-positive immune response, either for current, chronic, or past infections.
When is the Chlamydia Trachomatis Antibody IgG test recommended?
Chlamydia infection is usually asymptomatic in most women and many men. The test is recommended in the case of symptoms such as:
Bleeding between menstrual periods.
Painful intercourse and bleeding after sexual intercourse.
Frequent urination is accompanied by painful sensations.
Abnormal vaginal discharge.
What does it measure?
The Chlamydia Trachomatis Antibody IgG test:
Analyzes the levels of anti-chlamydia antibodies IgG in the blood. This test helps mainly in diagnosing a chlamydia infection caused by Chlamydia trachomatis.
Chlamydia is one of the most commonly found bacterial sexually transmitted infections and may lead to serious complications like a pelvic inflammatory disease in women, infertility, increased risk of tubal pregnancy, which may be fatal, etc. if it is left untreated. The early detection of this infection is very important to avoid long-term complications and also to prevent the infection from spreading to other parts of the body.
The Chlamydia test looks for evidence of infection with the bacteria Chlamydia trachomatis. There are several other tests that could also be used to detect chlamydia. This includes molecular testing, also called Nucleic Acid Amplification Test (NAAT) and cell culture.
How long will the reports take?
You will get the reports within 75 hours after the collection of the blood sample.
What is the cost of the Chlamydia Trachomatis Antibody IgG test in Bangalore?
The cost of the Chlamydia Trachomatis Antibody IgG test in Bangalore is Rs.1320
How often should I get the Chlamydia Trachomatis Antibody IgG test?
The Chlamydia Trachomatis Antibody IgG test is prescribed by your doctor after completing the assessment of your condition.
What are the normal values for the Chlamydia Trachomatis Antibody IgG test?
Positive / Negative
What is the type of sample required?
This test requires a blood sample.
What time should I get the test done?
This test can be taken at any time during the day.
Is fasting required for a Chlamydia Trachomatis Antibody IgG test?
Fasting is not required for this test.
Any other precautions to be taken before getting myself tested for a Chlamydia Trachomatis Antibody IgG test?
There are no specific precautions for this test.
How can I book a Chlamydia Trachomatis Antibody IgG test in Bangalore?
Log into www.orangehealth.in and submit your details. Our highly trained, professional, and vaccinated eMedics will be at your doorstep within 60 minutes or at the time slot booked by you.
Why should I book a Chlamydia Trachomatis Antibody IgG test with Orange Health in Bangalore?
Orange Health is the fastest diagnostic lab. With us, you can get tested at home within 60 minutes of placing an order anywhere in Bangalore. Our trained, professional, and vaccinated e Medic will be at your doorstep at the time selected by you. Your sample is safely transported at the optimal temperature to our NABL accredited and ICMR approved lab. The results will be delivered to you faster too!
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