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Test Identifier Information

 
Registration CodeSARB
Method

EIA that also includes Zika and Chikungunya

Diagnostic Use / Indications

Dengue virus infection is often asymptomatic but when symptomatic the infection usually presents as an influenza-like syndrome, often mistaken with other arboviral infections like zika or chikungunya.

Dengue infection may cause a rash that could be confused with measles, rubella or Zika

External Price$125.86(Exclusive of GST)
  

Specimen Collection

 
Pre-Testing Requirements

Clinical history required that includes, date of symptom onset,description of symptoms, travel history country/countries visited together with dates and duration of stay.

Asymptomatic patients require GP consultation  with a microbiologist or other medical specialist prior to collection of samples. Full travel history including dates of travel are also required.

Asymptomatic male or non-pregnant females require patient payment.

Asymptomatic pregnant patients will not have  a patient charge

Patient SpecimenBlood 10 mL plain(Red)
  

Instructions for Referral to CHLabs

 
Aliquot InstructionsMinimum aliquot, serum 1ml. Preferred aliquot, serum 5 mL. Aliquot storage, fridge 4C
Aliquot Transport to CHLOvernight
  

CHLabs Laboratory

 
DepartmentMicrobiology-Serology
Contact Details Email Email
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Contact Phone Number 03 3640 416 x80416
Test AvailabilityMon - Fri, business hours -
Turnaround Time1-7 days
Delphic Number Test Number9274

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