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Chikungunya virus real-time RT-PCR

Health testing


Health Science

Lab name

Clinical Virology Laboratory

Lab location

Wallaceville Science Centre, Upper Hutt

Test name

Chikungunya virus real-time RT-PCR


Chikungunya virus (Family: Togaviridae, Genus: Alphavirus)

Requested for surveillance


Notice required


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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