West Nile virus IgM and IgG

Registry Details

Area Health Science
Lab name Clinical Virology Laboratory
Lab location NCBID Wallaceville
Test name West Nile virus IgM and IgG
Organisms West Nile virus (Family: Flaviviridae; Genus: Flavivirus)
Requested for surveillance yes
Notice required yes
Culture requirements Acute serum obtained at the first contact with the healthcare system (within 5 days of symptom onset) and convalescent serum (between 2-3 weeks after symptom onset)
Pre-transport requirements 5 ± 3°C within 24 hours
Transport requirements 5 ± 3°C within 24 hours
How results reported Report will state whether WNV IgM and IgG antibodies are detected for the specimen
Referral link Form