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
Microbiology - Serology
Clinical history required that includes, date of symptom onset,description of symptoms, travel history country/countries visited together with dates and duration of stay.
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 male or non-pregnant females require patient payment.
Asymptomatic pregnant patients will not have a patient charge.
Chilled (2 - 8 degrees Celsius)
If overnight - Chilled (2 - 8 degrees Celsius)
EIA in conjunction with Zika and Dengue serology
$127.75 (Exclusive of GST)
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