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Dengue Virus Serology (Sendaway Test)

Alternative Names:NS1 Antigen
Laboratory:Microbiology
Test Code:DVS
Medicare rebatable:Yes
Specimen Types:Serum
Container Types:
SSTSST
Adults Volume or Mass:6 mL
Transport Instructions:Room Temperature
Processing Instructions:Centrifuge
Store at 4'C
Assay Frequency:Weekly
External Laboratory:V.I.D.R.L.
  External Laboratory details...
External Transport Instructions:Send at ambient temperature
Additional Notes:

NS1 antigen is detectable up to 2 weeks from onset of fever. This test has replaced the use of PCR to detect early onset of Dengue.