Chlamydophila pneumonia

Precautions

Standard Precautions
Standard Precautions

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 is available through the National Microbiological Laboratory. Please call virologist on call at Provincial lab for this test

  • Difficult to culture