For 1 or 2 serological analyses: at least 1 ml serum
For 3 to 5 serological analyses: at least 2 ml serum
The serum can be sent at room temperature, but the duration of transportation must be reduced as much as possible (avoid weekends or holidays).
It is not possible to differentiate between the serotypes DENV-1, DENV-2, DENV-3 and DENV-4 based on serology.
If IgM antibodies are detected during the acute stage of the disease, we advise sending a follow-up sample to check the seroconversion of IgG antibodies.
Please indicate country of origin , date of onset of symptoms and sampling date on the application form.
Once per week
Depends on the total number of requested analyses. See ‘How frequently do we perform this analysis’.
551250 / 551261
Laatste wijziging op: 30/08/2019