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Test ID DNSAG Dengue Virus NS1 Antigen, Serum

Useful For

Aiding in the diagnosis of dengue virus infection

Highlights

Detection of the dengue virus nonstructural protein 1 (NS1) antigen is suggestive of recent exposure and/or acute infection with dengue virus.

 

This test should be used for diagnostic purposes only.

 

Dengue NS1 antigenemia overlaps with dengue virus viremia and can be used as an acute phase marker for infection.

Method Name

Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)

Reporting Name

Dengue Virus NS1 Ag, S

Specimen Type

Serum


Specimen Required


Collection Container/Tube:

Preferred: Serum gel

Acceptable: Red top

Submission Container/Tube: Plastic vial

Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL

Collection Instructions: Centrifuge and aliquot serum into plastic vial.


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.4 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Serum Refrigerated (preferred) 14 days
  Frozen  14 days

Reference Values

Negative

Reference values apply to all ages.

Day(s) Performed

Tuesday

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

CPT Code Information

86790

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
DNSAG Dengue Virus NS1 Ag, S 75377-2

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
DENS1 Dengue NS1 Ag, S 75377-2
DNAGI Dengue Ag Interpretation 69048-7

Test Classification

This test has been cleared, approved, or is exempt by the US Food and Drug Administration and is used per manufacturer's instructions. Performance characteristics were verified by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements.

Forms

If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send Infectious Disease Serology Test Request (T916) with the specimen.

Profile Information

Test ID Reporting Name Available Separately Always Performed
DENS1 Dengue NS1 Ag, S No Yes
DNAGI Dengue Ag Interpretation No Yes

Testing Algorithm

For more information see Mosquito-borne Disease Laboratory Testing.

Report Available

Same day/1 to 7 days

NY State Approved

Yes