Rickettsia conori/typhi antibodies

Which test do we use?

Immunofluorescence test to detect IgG-antibodies.

Sampling instructions

For 1 or 2 serological analyses: at least 1 ml serum
For 3 to 5 serological analyses: at least 2 ml serum

Storage conditions

The serum can be sent at room temperature, but the duration of transportation must be reduced as much as possible (avoid weekends or holidays).

Important advice

Rickettsia conorii is a member of the spotted fever group, Rickettsia typhi is a member of the typhus group.

Frequence

R. conori: Two or three times per week
R. typhi: Two or three times per week

Reference values

negative

How soon can you expect results?

Depends on the total number of requested analyses. See ‘How frequently do we perform this analysis’.

Accredited

Yes
ISO 15189 – Belac 147-MED

RIZIV-code

551176 / 551180

Laatste wijziging op: 23/01/2020