Chlamydophila pneumoniae

Precautions

Standard Precautions
Standard Precautions

General Information

Pathogen information

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

Associated syndromes

Atypical pneumonia, Guillain-Barre Syndrome, meningoencephalitis, reactive arthritis, myocarditis

Additional Information

Can be identified by PCR of clinical samples-speak with medical microbiology.