Diagnosis Chikungunya Fever


Diagnosis Chikungunya FeverIsolation of Virus
  • Demonstrating four fold or greater rise in antibody titer in paired sera
  • Enzyme–Linked ImmunoSorbent Assay (ELISA) testing for IgM antibody.
  • Diagnosis by Real Time – Polymerase chain reaction (RT–PCR) Test
The IgM antibody will be positive after 5th day of illness only.