This test no longer available at Canterbury Health laboratories and will be referred to an Australian reference laboratory
Microbiology - Serology
Referred to Westmead, NSW; always send paired sera
Paired sera (acute and convalescent 14 days apart) required.
Chilled (2 - 8 degrees Celsius)
If overnight - Chilled (2 - 8 degrees Celsius)
Preferred aliquot , paired sera (2 mL) 14 days apart.
Reported as paired IgG titres with an interpretation of Not Significant or Significant
<128 = Not Significant
Onset date of illness desirable.
Referred to Westmead, NSW
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