Chlamydophila pneumoniae PCR (PLW only)

Test Information

Test Name

Chlamydophila pneumoniae PCR (PLW only)

Preferred Specimen

Lower respiratory tract specimens (e.g. Sputum; Tracheal aspirate; Bronchial washings)

Testing Location


Turn Around Time

3 days

Processing Information

Registration Code



  • Please do not send Nasopharyngeal swabs, unless from children if lower respiratory tract samples are not available
  • For PLW only
  • For PLBOP/PLWHK/PLR/PLT (Hospital and community) - please refer to Atypical Pneumonia panel

External Referral Information

Referral Location

LabPlus (via WHL)

External Lab Website