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Tropheryma whippelii serology (Whipples disease)

About This Test

Department: Virology and Molecular Microbiology


4ml EDTA blood (1ml if paediatric) , purple top,


Turnaround Time: 10-14 days

Serological daignosis of Tropheryma whippelii infection

Other Comments:

If processing is delayed, refrigeration is preferable to storage at ambient temperature. Delays of over 24 hours are undesirable

Factors known to significantly affect results: Haemolysis
Reference Lab: Leeds