Serology

Serology is the study of the blood (specifically serum) and other bodily fluids, for the identification of immunological response, essentially antibodies, to an infectious agent. Serological tests can be used for the diagnosis and monitoring of a range of infectious viral, bacterial, fungal and parasitic diseases and are of particular importance in pregnancy and the immunodeficient. The RCPAQAP has a comprehensive range of EQA programs covering a variety of diagnostic tests used in infectious serological screening, surveillance and immunity evaluation.

Alphavirus serology

Clinical material provided (Liquid Serum / Plasma – 0.4 mL) to assess the detection of various Alphaviruses using serological markers

Frequency / Number of samples

2 surveys / 2 samples per survey

Tests

Alphavirus IgG; IgM

Barmah Forest Virus IgG; IgM; Total Antibody

Chikungunya Virus IgG; IgM; Total Antibody

Ross River Virus IgG; IgM; Total Antibody

Sindbis Virus IgG; IgM; Total Antibody


Product details last updated on August 9, 2019

Bordetella pertussis serology

Clinical material provided (Liquid Serum / Plasma – 0.25 mL) to assess the detection of Bordetella pertussis using serological markers

Frequency / Number of samples

2 surveys / 2 samples per survey

Tests

Bordetella pertussis IgA; IgG; IgM

Bordetella pertussis Toxin & FHA IgA; Toxin & FHA IgG

Toxin & FHA IgM

Bordetella pertussis Toxin IgA; Toxin IgG; Toxin IgM


Product details last updated on August 14, 2019

Brucella serology

Clinical material provided (Liquid Serum / Plasma – 0.5 mL) to assess the detection of various Brucella species using serological markers

Frequency / Number of samples

2 surveys / 2 samples per survey

Tests

Brucella abortus Agglutination; Brucella melitensis Agglutination; Brucella abortus/melitensis/bovis/suis grp Agglutination; Brucella Anti-human Globulin; Brucella IgG-IgM Differential; Brucella CFT; Brucella IgG; Brucella IgM; Brucella immunocapture-agglutination (ICA)


Product details last updated on July 29, 2019

Chlamydia genus serology

Clinical material provided (Liquid Serum / Plasma – 0.3 mL) to assess the detection of various Chlamydia species using serological markers

Frequency / Number of samples

2 surveys / 2 samples per survey

Tests

Chlamydia genus IgA; IgG; IgM; Total Antibody

Chlamydia pneumoniae IgA; IgG; IgM; Total Antibody

Chlamydia psittaci IgA; IgG; IgM; Total Antibody

Chlamydia trachomatis Antibody IgA; IgG; IgM; Total Antibody


Product details last updated on July 29, 2019

Cryptococcal Antigen

Clinical or culture material provided (Liquid Serum or culture supernatant – 0.5 mL) to assess the detection of Cryptococcal Antigen

Frequency / Number of samples

2 surveys / 2 samples per survey

Tests

Cryptococcus Antigen Detection


Product details last updated on July 29, 2019

Cytomegalovirus serology

Clinical material provided (Liquid Serum / Plasma – 0.6 mL) to assess the detection of Cytomegalovirus using serological markers

Frequency / Number of samples

4 surveys / 2 samples per survey

Tests

Cytomegalovirus Avidity; IgG; IgM; Total Antibody


Product details last updated on July 29, 2019

Dengue Virus serology

Clinical material provided (Liquid Serum / Plasma – 0.4 mL) to assess the detection of Dengue virus ONLY using serological markers.

Frequency / Number of samples

2 surveys / 2 samples per survey

Tests

Dengue IgG: Sero-prevalence; Capture

Dengue Virus IgM;

Dengue Virus NS1 Antigen

Dengue Virus ICT NS1/IgG/IgM


Product details last updated on August 9, 2019

Entamoeba serology

Clinical material provided (Liquid Serum / Plasma – 0.5 mL) to assess the detection of Entamoeba using serological markers

Frequency / Number of samples

2 surveys / 2 samples per survey

Tests

Entamoeba (CIEP, EIA IHA & IFA)


Product details last updated on July 29, 2019

Epstein Barr Virus serology

Clinical material provided (Liquid Serum / Plasma – 0.6 mL) to assess the detection of Epstein Barr Virus using serological markers

Frequency / Number of samples

4 surveys / 2 samples per survey

Tests

EBV Avidity; EBV EA and EBNA IgA; EBV EA IgA; EBV EA IgG; EBV EBNA IgG; EBV EBNA IgM; EBV VCA IgA; EBV VCA IgG; EBV VCA IgM; Heterophile Antibody


Product details last updated on July 29, 2019

Flavivirus serology

Clinical material provided (Liquid Serum / Plasma – 0.4 mL) to assess the detection of various Flaviviruses using serological markers

Frequency / Number of samples

2 surveys / 2 samples per survey

Tests

Dengue IgG: Sero-prevalence; Capture

Dengue Virus IgM; Total Antibody

Dengue Virus NS1 Antigen

Dengue Virus ICT NS1/IgG/IgM

Flavivirus IgG; IgM; Total Antibody

Japanese Encephalitis Virus IgG; IgM; Virus Total Antibody

Kokobera Virus IgG; IgM; Total Antibody

Kunjin (West Nile) Virus IgG; IgM; Total Antibody

Murray Valley Encephalitis Virus IgG; IgM; Total Antibody

Yellow Fever IgG; IgM; Total Antibody

Zika Virus IgG; IgM; Total Antibody


Product details last updated on August 9, 2019

Helicobacter pylori serology

Clinical material provided (Liquid Serum / Plasma – 0.35 mL) to assess the detection of Helicobacter pylori using serological markers

Frequency / Number of samples

2 surveys / 2 samples per survey

Tests

Helicobacter pylori IgA; IgG; IgM; Total Antibody


Product details last updated on July 29, 2019

Hepatitis A serology

Clinical material provided (Liquid Serum / Plasma – 0.5 mL) to assess the detection of Hepatitis A using serological markers

Frequency / Number of samples

6 surveys / 2 samples per survey

Tests

Anti-HAV IgG; Anti-HAV IgM; Anti-HAV Total Antibody


Product details last updated on July 29, 2019