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Rickettsial serology

About This Test

Department: Virology and Molecular Microbiology


4ml clotted blood (1ml if paediatric)


Turnaround Time:

5-7 working days

Serological diagnosis of past or recent Rickettsial infection by detection of IgG and IgM antibodies

Other Comments:

Provide specific travel and exposure history, please state if history of insect bites, provide details of symptoms

Clinical decision points: Interpretive comments included in report
Factors known to significantly affect results: Haemolysis
Reference Lab: Porton