Chlamydophila Species - Chlamydia pneumoniae Infection

Chlamydophila is a genus of bacteria in the Chlamydiaceae family that causes atypical pneumonias, which may become life threatening. According to the CDC, the varied clinical presentation and lack of standardization for diagnostic methods available present unique challenges for accurately identifying C. pneumoniae cases and appropriately treating patients. Diagnostic laboratory tests include culture, serology, and molecular methods.

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January 2018

Last Update: November 2019