Immunofluorescence test to detect IgG-antibodies.
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).
Rickettsia conorii is a member of the spotted fever group, Rickettsia typhi is a member of the typhus group.
R. conori: 2x / week
R. typhi: 2x / week
On average: 4 days
ISO 15189 – Belac 147-MED
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Rickettsia conorii: 21492-4
Rickettsia typhi: 22489-9
Laatste wijziging op: 16/01/2023