Q FEVER (COXIELLA BURNETTI) ANTIBODIES, IgG & IgM

Q fever, a rickettsial infection caused by Coxiella burnetti is spread by inhalation of infected material mainly from sheep and goats. IgM antibody appears very early in the disease, peaking at 3 weeks and declining to low levels by 14th week. IgG antibodies appear later and may persist for a year.

  • Test Type:
  • Pre-test Information:
    No special preparation required
  • Report Delivery:
    Sample by 7th of the month; Report after 2–3 weeks
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