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Dengue Virus (DENV) Total Anitibodies (IgG & IgM)

Blood

Clinical Microbiology

​Ordering Recommendations

​Specimen Requirements​

Type​
  • ​Serum
​Container
​Required Volume
  • Optimal Volume: 8.5 mL
  • Minimum Volume: 2 mL
    (Submitting the minimum volume makes it impossible to repeat the test or perform confirmatory/reflex testing. In some situations, a minimum volume may require a second collection)
​Stability/Storage
  • ​Transport to laboratory immediately
  • If transportation is delayed, spin (gel) or remove serum from cells (red) within six (6) hours of collection
  • Refrigerate serum up to 72 hours from time of collection and ship on cold pack 
Grounds for Rejection​

Testing Information​ ​

Availability​
  • ​Shipped weekdays to Roy Romanow Provincial Laboratory (RRPL), Regina 
Testing Site​
  • ​National Microbiology Laboratory (NML), Winnipeg
​Results Reporting
​Reflex Testing
​Clinical Interpretation
​Alternate Test Names
  • ​Dengue hemorrhagic fever (DHF)
  • Dengue fever
  • Dengue shock syndrome 
​SHR LIS Test Code
  • ​RDENG  (For Lab Use Only)

Test Ordering Requirements

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Laboratory Controlled Document LSM-964 v1

Last Modified: Friday, October 26, 2018 |
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