What is Dengue Fever Antibodies Panel (IGG & IGM) test?
The dengue antibodies test (IgG and IgM) is ordered when infection by the dengue virus is suspected. If dengue infection is present, the IgM test would be positive after 5-7 days after the onset of fever, and the IgG test would be positive within 7-10 days.
Why get the Dengue Fever Antibodies Panel (IGG & IGM) test?
Dengue antibodies test (IgG and IgM) is a routine test to detect infection by the dengue virus. This infection is difficult without accurate diagnostic tests, as chikungunya and other viral fevers show similar symptoms.
When to take this test?
AnytimeBased on doctor adviceNo particular precautions are required, unless it is recommended by your doctor.Dengue (IGG & IGM)