Cat Scratch Disease Serology


Test Information

Test Name

Cat Scratch Disease Serology

Synonyms

Bartonella Henselae; Bartonella hensalae serology

Preferred Specimen

SST

Testing Location

Referral

Turn Around Time

2 weeks


Processing Information

Registration Code

CATF

Notes

  • Paired sera should be obtained wherever possible: (a) acute sample - as early as possible in the illness, and (b) convalescent sample 2 - 3 weeks after onset.

Alternative Specimen

Plain tube


Methodology

Sample Storage

Fridge

Sample Stability

1 week

Interpretations

View Interpretations

Contact Information

laura.yau@pathlab.co.nz

External Referral Information

Referral Location

LabPlus (via WHL)

External Lab Website