|ID:705 ||leptospirosis serology||Search Links: General Info : Protocols : Patient Info|
|Description||Leptospirosis is a biphasic disease with an incubation period of 4-14 days. Flu-like symptoms characterise the first phase and patients improve briefly before the onset of the second phase characterised by jaundice, renal failure and meningeal symptoms. Myalgia, conjunctivitis and high fevers are characteristics of leptospirosis. Serological testing can establish the diagnosis. Please phone microbiology for further advice.
|Additional Info|| These samples are referred to Porton Down Rare and Imported Pathogens Laboratory (non CPA accredited)|
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|Ref. Range Notes||
|Units|| - Not Defined -|
|IP Acute TAT||21 days|
|IP Routine TAT||21 days|
|GP Acute TAT||21 days|
|GP Routine TAT||21 days|
|Turnround Comment||Results may be available considerably earlier than stated turnaround time.|
Originally edited by : D Bennett. Last edited on 03/03/2018 11:54:22. Published By K Roberts on 03/03/2017 11:54:22.