Serological assay for the detection of IgM antibodies to Parvovirus. Diagnostic of recent infection. Samples may be referred for PCR to confirm diagnosis or where immunocomprimsed status is given.
|Tube||Red top, Yellow ring. Serum sample|
|Additional Information||Indicated for invesitgation of rash in pregnancy or following contact with rash, screening patients with sickle cell anaemia or similar haematological syndromes. Investigation of hydrops fetalis (maternal sample)|
|Turn Around||5 days|
|Send to||LGI Microbiology Department|
|Collection Con||Min volume 4ml|
|IP Routine TAT||5 days|
|GP Routine TAT||5 days|