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Q Fever Serology

Alternative Names:Coxiella burnetii Serology
Laboratory:Microbiology
Test Code:QFEV, QFEVG
Specimen Types:Serum
Container Types:
SST
Adults Volume or Mass:10 mL
Collection & Request Instructions:

Routine testing detects both Phase I (chronic Q fever) and Phase II antibodies (acute Q fever).

Transport Instructions between Sites and/or Laboratories:Room Temperature
Assay Frequency:Weekly
External Laboratory:Australian Rickettsial Reference Laboratory