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Test Identifier Information

 
Method

Yersinia serology will no longer be performed at Canterbury Health Laboratories.

Diagnostic Use / Indications

Yersiniosis, a diarrhoeal illness, is caused by Yersinia enterocolita and Yersinia pseudotuberculosis is diagnosed by detecting the organism in the stool of an infected person.

Serology has been used in the past in NZ for case ascertainment in an outbreak setting, however, sensitivity and specificity issues of the assay have led to the decision to discontinue this assay.
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Specimen Collection

 
Patient SpecimenTest no longer performed
  

CHLabs Laboratory

 
DepartmentMicrobiology-Serology
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Additional Information

 

Yersinia serology will no longer be performed at Canterbury Health Laboratories.
Yersiniosis, a diarrhoeal illness, is caused by Yersinia enterocolita and Yersinia pseudotuberculosis is diagnosed by detecting the organism in the stool of an infected person.
Serology has been used in the past in NZ for case ascertainment in an outbreak setting, however, sensitivity and specificity issues of the assay have led to the decision to discontinue this assay.
Delphic Number Test Number2841

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