Pre-test preparation or requirements
• Sample can be drawn at any time. No fasting or special preparation required.
• Sample should taken in two vials: EDTA and plain vials.
Tests included in package
CBC- Complete blood count
LFT- Liver function test:
-ALP- Alkaline phosphatase
-ALT- Alanine aminotransferase
-AST- Aspartate aminotransferase
Dengue NS1 Ag ELISA
Dengue IgM ELISA
Significance of package
Most common causes of fever are:
-Viral infections: such as dengue virus, influenza virus, HIV, HBsAg, HCV, Corona virus, rota virus etc.
-Bacterial infections: Streptococcus, Staphylococcus, E. coli, Salmonella, mycobacterium etc.
-Fungal Infection: Candida, Aspergillus etc.
-Protozoal infection: Malaria, Entamoeba histolytica etc.
Inflammatory diseases: Autoimmune diseases e.g. Rheumatoid arthritis
RBL fever panel may specifically diagnose Dengue infection, Malaria, Typhoid, UTI and my help in evaluating PUO as initial step.