Chikungunya serology, Blood

Diagnostic Use

Cikungunya virus infection is often asymptomatic but when symptomatic the infection usually presents as an influenza-like syndrome, often mistaken with other arboviral infections like zika or dengue.

Cikungunya infection may cause a rash that could be confused with measles, rubella Zika or dengue

Serum samples ideally acute serum taken within 5 days and convalescent serum 2-3 weeks later.
Samples are currently referred to ESR


Microbiology - Serology

Delphic Registration Code


Laboratory Handling


Referred to ESR Kenepuru

Turnaround Time

2 weeks

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