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

Diagnose by serology.

Difficult to culture.

PCR available by MOC approval.