Rickettsia africae serology

Alphabetical Test listing

Rickettsia africae serology-994

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Rickettsia africae serology
Rickettsia rickettsii group - IgM and IgG Antibody Detection
African Tick Bite Fever
Rickettsia africae antibody
Serum, acute phase or paired
1.0 mL

Immediately following collection, thoroughly mix sample by gently inverting 5 times

  1. Allow sample to clot for a minimum of 30 minutes
  2. Spin within two (2) hours of sample collection

Gold serum separator (SST) tube

  1. Allow sample to clot
  2. Spin
  3. Transfer serum to a False bottom plasma/serum transport vial/tube (AHL), labelled as serum, within two (2) hours of sample collection

Refrigerated (strict)

Ambient - NO

Frozen - NO

Center for Disease Control and Prevention/CDC via MN Dept of Health/MDH: R-NX

Indirect fluorescent antibody and Enzyme immunoassay


See report