Zika Virus serology, Blood

Diagnostic Use

Zika virus infection is often asymptomatic but when symptomatic the infection usually presents as an influenza -like syndrome, often mistaken with other arboviral infections like dengue or chikungunya.
Zika infection may cause a rash that could be confused with measles, rubella or dengue.
Anti-Zika IgG and IgM are suitable for the serodiagnosis of acute and past Zika infections
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