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Test & Collection Guide

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Barmah Forest Virus Serology

Alternate names:
Barmah Forest Virus Ab, BFV
Referred Test
Test Code:
Specimen types:
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
Minimum Adult Volume:
5 mL
Paediatric Minimum Volume:
1 mL

IgG and IgM assays are performed

Result Turnaround Time:
3-7 days
Laboratory Use Only
Laboratory Notes:

Contact VIDRL 9342 2649 / 9342 2650

External Laboratory:
Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory (V.I.D.R.L)
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