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Chikungunya virus IgM and IgG by EIA

Clinical Virology Laboratory

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

Chikungunya virus IgM and IgG by EIA

Organisms

Chikungunya 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

5 ± 3°C for less than 24 hours

Specimen requirements

Serum (~1 mL)

How results reported

Chikungunya virus IgM and/or IgG antibodies detected or not detected

Referral link

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