General/malaise serology screen




Sample requirements

Serum - paired samples not normally required

8.5ml of blood taken into a plain gel tube 

8.5mL BD Vacutainer tube

Required information

  • Relevant clinical details
  • Date of onset
  • Clinical details typically malaise, myalgia, "flu-like" illness


Store at fridge temperature

Transport as soon as possible at ambient temperature

Turnaround time

5 days

Page last reviewed: 14/11/2013