Chlamydophila pneumoniae

Precautions

Routine Practices
Routine Practices

General Information

Pathogen information

Fastidious organism that does not gram stain - an "atypical".

Associated syndromes

  • Atypical pneumonia

  • Guillane-Barre Syndrome

  • Meningoencephalitis

  • Reactive arthritis

  • Myocarditis

Additional Information

  • A PCR test is available through the Public Health Ontario Laboratory.