Zika Virus


Test Information

Test Name

Zika Virus

Synonyms

Zika virus IgG; Zika virus IgM; Zika virus PCR

Preferred Specimen

2x SST & Random Urine

Testing Location

Referral

Turn Around Time

1 week


Collection Information

Preparation

  • Discuss with Clinical Microbiologist before collecting sample
  • Symptomatic patient, approved by Clinical Microbiologist = no charge
  • Asymptomatic patient, approved by Clinical Microbiologist = ($310 + GST for both IgM and IgG, or $155 + GST for either IgM or IgG)

Processing Information

Registration Code

ZIKA, see notes

Notes

  • Require Clinical Microbiologist approval
  • If unapproved by Clinical Microbiologist, register COMS, use code &ZIKA
  • Require dedicated tubes
  • Number Urine and SST under different lab numbers

Methodology

Interpretations

View Interpretations

Contact Information

laura.yau@pathlab.co.nz

External Referral Information

Referral Location

ESR Wallaceville

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