I've recently suggested to two different people that they go and have PCR tests for Cpn performed on a sample of their blood. I'm a bit concerned that maybe I shouldn't have suggested the test because I lead them to believe that the test would give them infallible results as to whether or not they have a Cpn infection. Is that true or not true?
I read something posted here somewhere about the dependability of other testing approaches like micro immunoflorescence (sp?), I believe. I know that some of the other testing methods aren't very dependable. What I'm wondering is how PCR testing shapes up by comparison. Is it a realiable diagnostic approach as opposed to an empirical trial with NAC or one of the bacteriostatics?