What is Weil - Felix Test?
This test detects infection due to Rickettsial organisms. Rickettsiae are fastidious bacterial organisms that are maintained in nature through a cycle involving reservoirs in mammals and insect vectors. A 4 fold rise in titer is diagnostic of infection.
Preparation for Weil - Felix Test
- No special preparation required
Sample Type for Weil - Felix Test
The sample type collected for Weil - Felix Test is: Blood
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