Zika Virus

Laboratory Information

Test Name Zika Virus
Synonyms Zika virus serology profile: Zika virus IgG and Zika virus IgM
Zika virus PCR - Urine
Zika virus PCR - Serum

Specimen Collection

Specimen Collection Protocols Zika virus PCR requires 2 to 3 mL of serum (A dedicated sample) and 50 mL of urine. Zika virus serology requires a serum aliquot.
Patient Specimen Blood for PCR: Collect 2x 7mL dedicated SST tubes. (No anti-coagulant).
Sample Delivery to Lab Serum and urine chilled.

Test Information

Department Virology
Test Availability Mon - Fri, 0800 - 1630 excl. Public Holidays
Referred Out

Arbovirus Identification Laboratory, ESR Wallaceville, Wellington.