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Dengue Fever Virus AB, IgM
|Methodology:||Semi-Quantitative Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay|
Collect: Serum Separator Tube (SST) - 1 ml serum.
Specimen Preparation: Allow specimen to clot completely at room temperature . Separate serum from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection.
Mark specimen plainly as "acute or convalescent."
Storage/Transport Temperature: Refrigerated.
Unacceptable Conditions: Contaminated, heat-inactivated, hemolyzed, or severely lipemic specimens. Remarks: Stability:After separation from cells: Ambient: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 1 month (avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles)