Arbovirus serology includes tests for Zika IgG, Zika IgM, Dengue IgG, Dengue IgM, Dengue NS1Ag, Chikungunya IgG, and Chikungunya IgM, Japanese encephalitis, Kunjin (West Nile), Murray Valley
Microbiology - Serology
Currently all requests referred to ESR Wallaceville
Asymptomatic patients require GP consultation with a microbiologist or other medical specialist prior to collection of samples. Full travel history including dates of travel are also required.
Asymptomatic males or non-pregnant females requesting Zika Virus require patient payment.
Asymptomatic pregnant patients will not have a patient charge
Ambient (8 - 24 degrees Celsius)
If overnight - Chilled (2 - 8 degrees Celsius)
Preferred aliquot serum 5 mL
Reported as IgG and IgM (and NS1 Ag for Dengue) Negative or Positive
EIA Referred to ESR Wallaceville
$136.85 (Exclusive of GST)
Onset date of illness and clinical history desirable.
Samples referred to ESR Wallaceville.
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