Dengue fever serology
Dengue fever virus IgG
Dengue fever virus IgM
Dengue fever virus NS1 antigen
Acute sample should be collected within five days of illness.
A convalescent sample is required 10 to 14 days later. Detail of recent travel to endemic areas is required.
Gold or Red tube
Paediatric Gold or Red tube
Mon - Fri, 0800 - 1630 excl. Public Holidays
NS1Ag 24 hours
A NS1Ag screening test will be performed at the Waikato Hospital Laboratory.
NS1Ag is usually only detectable in the first nine days of infection.
Samples will be forwarded to ESR for further testing.