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Chikungunya virus real-time RT-PCR

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Area Health Science
Lab name Clinical Virology Laboratory
Lab location NCBID Wallaceville
Test name Chikungunya virus real-time RT-PCR
Organisms Chikungunya virus
Requested for surveillance yes
Notice required yes
Pre-transport requirements 5 ± 3°C for less than 24 hours
Transport requirements 5 ± 3°C for less than 24 hours
How results reported Chikungunya virus detected or not detected
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Specimen requirements

Serum (~3 mL) collected within 10 days of illness onset