Chikungunya IgM antibody Serum Test in Kolkata
Chikungunya IgM antibody Serum Test measures the chikungunya antibodies in your blood.
To diagnose a recent or past infection with chikungunya virus, if one or after one has returned from a travel to endemic areas, with high disease prevalence. It’s also recommended when one is presenting with hallmark symptoms such as fever, chills, and body ache, and if one plans to travel to the areas which have high prevalence of the disease (endemic areas.
Your doctor would recommend this test for you if he sees the signs of chikungunya fever in you. The symptoms include:
- Which may be as high as 104 degree
- Joint/muscle pain
- Severe headache
- Rash on the skin
- swelling around the joints
Chikungunya virus is transmitted to humans by mosquitoes that carry the virus, and usually thrive in stagnant waters. Blood testing detects the chikungunya virus or antibodies produced in response to chikungunya infection.
Reference Values Of Chikungunya IgM antibody Serum Test
Your doctor will interpret the report on the basis of whether it’s a reactive or a non-reactive indication. If reactive, the test is positive for dengue infection, if non-reactive then the test maybe negative, but requires further follow-up and monitoring.
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Yes our laboratory is accredited by the NABL (National Accreditation Board of Testing and Calibration of Laboratories) India & College of American Pathologists (CAP). This accreditation process is carried out every 2 years for NABL & annually for CAP with periodic internal audits carried out twice in a year. All our aforementioned tests are accredited by NABL & CAP.
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We collect samples from home between 7 AM to 11 PM (in Mumbai) and 7 AM to 9 PM in other cities. we offer Blood collection service on Sunday’s as well.
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