Microscopic Agglutination Test (MAT) for the detection of Pathogenic Leptospira spp., Leptospira spp

Specimen:

Paired Serum (Acute and convalescent Phase)

Volume/Quantity:

> 0.5 mL

Schedule of Collection:

· (Acute) 5-10 days after onset of symptoms · (Convalescent) 1-2 weeks after collection of acute phase

Collection/Storage/Handling/Transport:

Collection: Transfer serum into sterile 2 ml screw-capped tube or properly sealed red top tube Storage: Freeze (-20°C) specimen prior to transport Handling: Observe Triple Packaging Guidelines Transport: Transport within 24 hours with ice

Running Day:

Monday to Friday

Cut off Day and Time:

Not Applicable Note: during weekends, holidays and after office hours specimens are received in the clinical laboratory

Turnaround Time:

7 working days

Fee:

₱2900.00 *Free of charge if coordinated/reported to RESU/PESU/CESU/MESU and accompanied with PIDSR

Status:

Available