What is Chikungunya IgM?
Chikungunya virus is transmitted by the bite of Aedes aegypti mosquito leading to Dengue like symptoms. However no hemorrhagic manifestations are seen. Absence of IgM antibody does not exclude the possibility of Chikungunya infection.
Preparation for Chikungunya IgM
- A copy of valid government-issued identification card with the address is required.
Sample Type for Chikungunya IgM
The sample type collected for Chikungunya IgM is: Blood