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Chlamydia trachomatis, DFA

Mnemonic:     
Name:    Chlamydia trachomatis, DFA
Specimen:     Test inactivated 8-18-14 by ARUP.
Note:    
Amplified DNA testing is recommended for detection of Chlamydia trachomatis from endocervical or urethral specimens.

Culture is recommended for Chlamydia trachomatis detection in suspected sexual abuse and for suspected failure of therapy.