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Rickettsia spp. Screen Serology

Alternate names:
Scrub Typhus Serology, Spotted Fever Serology, Typhus Serology
Laboratory:
Referred Test
Test Code:
SRICK
Specimen types:
Serum
Container types:
Serum tube with gelSerum tube with gel
Collection Instructions:
Sample haemolysis may make this test unreportable
Transport specimen at Room Temperature to lab
Notes:

 

Tests for Total Ab, IgM  response to Spotted fever, Typhus and Scrub Typhus groups.

 

Frequency:
Weekly
Result Turnaround Time:
3-7 days
Laboratory Use Only
External Laboratory:
Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory (V.I.D.R.L)
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