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Schistosoma Serology



Blood sample (serum)

Specimen container

Gold top clotted (5ml)

How To Request On EPIC

For electronic requesting using EPIC (RDUH ONLY):

Search for: ‘Schistosoma antibody‘ or test code ‘LAB1235

Special Instructions

Please state date of exposure and location – take sample 3 months after date of last contact.


Sent away – Hospital of Tropical Diseases.

Processing Time

Up to 2 weeks.

Urgent Specimen Instructions

Please contact the laboratory for urgent requests

(Key words: Bilharzia, Schistosoma, Schistosomal, Schistosomiasis)

Specimen Labelling Procedure
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