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Dengue Fever Testing

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Also known as: Dengue Fever Antibodies; Dengue Fever Virus
Formal name: Dengue Antibodies (IgG, IgM); Dengue Virus by PCR

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At a Glance

Why Get Tested?

To diagnose dengue fever, particularly if you are experiencing fever after travel to a tropical or subtropical destination

When to Get Tested?

When you develop a high fever within 2 weeks of travel to an area where dengue fever is endemic or an outbreak is occurring

Sample Required?

A blood sample drawn from a vein in your arm

Test Preparation Needed?