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CHIKUNGUNYA VIRUS, PCR QUALITATIVE

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CHIKUNGUNYA VIRUS, PCR QUALITATIVE

Chikungunya virus is transmitted by the bite of Aedes aegypti mosquito leading to Dengue like symptoms. However no hemorrhagic manifestations are seen. PCR assay detects the presence of Chikungunya virus much earlier than the appearance of IgM antibodies

Pre-test Information : No special preparation required

Report Delivery : Next day

CHIKUNGUNYA VIRUS, PCR QUALITATIVE

Test Code C-109
Test Description **CHIKUNGUNYA VIRUS, PCR QUALITATIVE
Clinical Category Infections
Sample 3 mL (2 mL min.) Whole Blood OR 2 mL (1 mL min.) CSF in a sterile container
Method/Technology IReal Time PCR
Storage/Temp
Reporting Time Next day