Serology

This section deals with the detection of antigens and antibodies in serum. This helps and confirms presence of infections in the body. It also helps with the diagnosis of auto-immune diseases.

Equipment:

1) bioMerieux, Vidas (Enzyme Linked Fluorescent Assay, ELFA)

 

Tests performed on the Vidas:

1)      HBsAg Screening & Confirmatory

2)      Anti-HCV

3)      HAV IgM

4)      Procalcitonin (PCT)

5)      Anti-thyroglobulin antibodies anti-TG

6)      Thyroid peroxidase antibodies (TPA)

 

Other tests performed:

1)      Widal test

2)      Weil Felix

3)      Syphilis rapid test

4)      Rapid Plasma Reagin (RPR)

5)      Scrub typhus rapid test

6)      Typhidot Rapid

7)      Stool Rota-adeno virus rapid test

8)      Japanese encephalitis rapid test