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CHIKUNGUNYA VIRUS ANTIBODY

Synonym(s):

​Anti-chikungunya IgM, Anti-chikungunya IgM antibody, Chikungunya IgM, Chikungunya IgM antibody, Anti-chikungunya IgG, Anti-chikungunya IgG antibody, Chikungunya IgG, Chikungunya IgG antibody

Lab Section Category

Description

​Chikungunya IgM Antibody

Chikungunya IgG Antibody

Indications

Specimen Required

​3 mL plain blood or 2 mL serum.

To diagnose acute infection, send acute sample for IgM and IgG antibody, and a second sample 7 - 10 days later for IgM and IgG.

Storage and Transport

​Refrigerate samples if delay in transporting to laboratory is anticipated. Do not freeze.

Method

​Immunofluorescence assay

Test Results

Acute infection : Presence of IgM antibody or paired samples showing seroconversion

Reference Interval / Value

Turnaround Time

​1 - 4 days

Day(s) Test Set up

​Tuesday and Friday

Remarks

Change History Notes

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