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Test Identifier Information

 
Registration CodePARB
Method

PCR request also includes Zika and Chikungunya PCR

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$157.33(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

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Patient Specimen10 mL Red Top,
Sample Delivery to Lab4 C
  

Instructions for Referral to CHLabs

 
Aliquot InstructionsMinimum volume 1ml serum
Aliquot Transport to CHL4 C
  

CHLabs Laboratory

 
DepartmentMicrobiology-Virology
Contact Details** Unknown email address **
Contact Phone Number03-3640416 / ext. 80416
Test AvailabilityCHL
Turnaround Time1-3 days
Delphic Number Test Number9273

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