Blood sample (serum)
Gold top clotted (5ml)
Diagnosis of past ( IgG) and current / recent ( IgM) infection with Parvovirus.
50-70% of pregnant women are immune to Parvovirus. We can check for immunity in pregnant women in contact with Parvovirus rash. If non-immune send repeat serum immediately and after 4 weeks.
Please state date of contact if this is an investigation of contact of rash in pregnancy, and stage of pregnancy (or EDD)
Sendaway test to reference laboratory
Please contact the laboratory to discuss urgent testsSpecimen Labelling Procedure