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ID:572 Arbovirus serology
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DescriptionArboviruses or arthropod-borne viruses and belong to the flavivirus (Dengue, Yellow Fever, Japanese Encephalitis, St. Louis Encephalitis, Murray Valley Encephalitis, West Nile, Tick-Borne Encephalitis), alphavirus (Barmah Forest, Chikungunya, Ross River, Sindbis, Western, Eastern & Venezuelan Equine Encephalitis)and phlebovirus (Rift Valley fever, Sandfly fever group groups). These viruses cause febrile illnesses in travellers returning to the UK. It is essential to note the travel history on the request form.
Indication
Additional InfoThese samples are referred to Porton Down Rare and Imported Pathogens Laboratory (non CPA accredited)
Concurrent Testsna
Dietary Requirementsna
Interpretation

DepartmentVirology
SampleSerum
TubeSerum Gel Tube
Tube Picture
Collection Conditions
Min. Vol5 mL
Freq.

Ref. Range (Male)
Ref. Range (Female)
Ref. Range (Paed)
Ref. Range Notes
Units - Not Defined -
IP Acute TAT28 days
IP Routine TAT28 days
GP Acute TAT28 days
GP Routine TAT28 days
Turnround CommentResults may be available considerably earlier than stated turnaround time.

Originally edited by : Dr. H. Schuster. Review due on 03/03/2018 11:53:37. Published By K Roberts on 03/03/2017 11:53:37.