Rickettsia Serology (Typhus)


Test Information

Test Name

Rickettsia Serology (Typhus)

Synonyms

Weil felix; Typhus serology; Murine Typhus

Preferred Specimen

SST

Testing Location

Referral

Turn Around Time

2 weeks


Collection Information

Preparation

  • Paired sera (acute and convalescent) should be obtained wherever possible

Processing Information

Registration Code

RICK


Methodology

Interpretations

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Contact Information

laura.yau@pathlab.co.nz

External Referral Information

Referral Location

Waikato Hospital Laboratory

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