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Dengue fever virus IgM and IgG

Clinical Virology Laboratory


Health Science

Lab name

Clinical Virology Laboratory

Lab location

Wallaceville Science Centre, Upper Hutt

Test name

Dengue fever virus IgM and IgG


Dengue fever virus (Family: Flaviviridae; Genus: Flavivirus)

Requested for surveillance


Notice required


Specimen requirements

Serum (~1 mL) 


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

Pre-transport requirements

5 ± 3°C for less than 24 hours

Transport requirements

Ambient temperature within 24 hours

How results reported

Dengue Virus IgM and/or IgG antibodies detected or not detected

Referral link