Dengue NS1 Antigen - Serum

Dengue NS1 Antigen - Serum

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Dengue NS1 Antigen - Serum detects the severity of dengue infection

This Test Includes

Dengue NS1 Antigen - Serum

Test Instructions

Total parameters available: 1

Parameter Names:

  • Dengue NS1 Antigen - Serum

Test Instructions/Precautions:

  • Alcohol: Please abstain from alcohol before the test
  • Medication :Any pre-existing medication should only be stopped after consultation with the referring Physician

Reports

Soft Copy (Portal/Email) : If the sample is collected before 12 noon then the report will get delivered as per Reporting Time / Maximum TAT (Turn Around Time) indicated with the test. For samples collected after 12 Noon, 12 hours may be added to the Report Turn Around TimeHard Copy : Delivered at home upon request. A small convenience fee may apply.

Why it is Done

In case the test is positive - the presence of dengue non-structural protein 1 (NS1) antigen is consistent with acute-phase infection with dengue virus. The NS1 antigen is typically detectable within 1 to 2 days following infection and up to 9 days following symptom onset.

What is this test

Dengue NS1 Antigen - Serum Test is a useful aid in the diagnosis of dengue virus infection.