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Barmah forest virus IgM and IgG

Health testing

Clinical details including travel history, symptoms and date of symptom onset must be provided for testing to be performed.

 

Area

Health Science

Lab name

Clinical Virology Laboratory

Lab location

Wallaceville Science Centre, Upper Hutt

Test name

Barmah forest virus IgM and IgG

Organisms

Barmah forest virus (Family: Togaviridae, Genus: Alphavirus)

Requested for surveillance

yes

Notice required

yes

Pre-transport requirements

5 ± 3°C for less than 24 hours

Transport requirements

Ambient temperature within 24 hours

How results reported

Barmah Forest Virus IgM and/or IgM antibodies detected or not detected

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