What is the Leptospiral Antibodies (IgM) test?
Leptospirosis is a zoonotic disease of worldwide prevalence, though the most major infections occur in warm, tropical climates. Wild mammals and typically rodents are the primary natural reservoir for the pathogenic strains of leptospira. However, domestic animals (e.g., dogs) also represent a major source of human infection.
When is the Leptospiral Antibodies (IgM) test recommended?
It is recommended:For the diagnosis of acute or recent leptospirosis due to infection with Leptospira species.The symptoms of leptospirosis include fever, severe headache, sore muscles, chills, vomiting, red eyes, abdominal pain, and jaundice.
What does it measure?
The Leptospiral Antibodies (IgM) test is to measure:The presence of the leptospira bacteria in an individual’s body at the onset of the disease.This IgM antibody is detected within a week or two after the onset of the disease. However, the IgG antibodies appear much later in the disease.This test is determined to be used as an aid for the diagnosis of acute or recent leptospirosis due to infection with leptospira species.
How long will the reports take?
You will get the reports within 2 days after the collection of the blood sample.
What is the cost of the Leptospiral Antibodies (IgM) test in Delhi?
The cost of the Leptospiral Antibodies (IgM) test in Delhi is Rs. 1,200.
How often should I get tested for the Leptospiral Antibodies (IgM) test?
The Leptospiral Antibodies (IgM) test is prescribed by your doctor after completing the assessment of your conditions.
What are the normal values of the Leptospiral Antibodies (IgM) test?
Positive / Negative
What is the type of sample required?
This test requires a blood sample.
What time should I get the test done?
This test can be taken at any time during the day.
Is fasting required for a Leptospiral Antibodies (IgM) test?
Fasting is not required for this test.
Any other precautions to be taken before getting myself tested for a Leptospiral Antibodies (IgM) test?
There are no specific precautions for this test.
How can I book a Leptospiral Antibodies (IgM) test in Delhi?
Log into www.orangehealth.in and submit your details. Our highly trained, professional, and vaccinated eMedics will be at your doorstep within 60 minutes or at the time booked by you.
Why should I book a Leptospiral Antibodies (IgM) test with Orange Health Labs in Delhi?
Orange Health Labs is the fastest diagnostic lab. With us, you can get tested at home within 60 minutes of placing an order anywhere in Delhi. Our trained, professional, and vaccinated e Medic will be at your doorstep at the time selected by you. Your sample is safely transported at the optimal temperature to our NABL accredited and ICMR approved lab. The results will be delivered to you faster too!