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Rickettsiae Serology

Source Blood
Mnemonic RICKET
Specimen Requirements

1 x 3.5 mL gold top SST tube

Pediatric: 2 mL in red top tube

Specimen Handling
Additional Information

Submit acute and convalescent specimens, preferably before day 6 and after day 21.

Submit completed Zoonotic Serology requisition, which is available on the Provincial Laboratory website: http://www.albertahealthservices.ca/frm-20087.pdf

Specify which Rickettsiae to be investigated, i.e. Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, Q Fever, typhi, conorii, etc.

Refer to Provincial Laboratory http://www.albertahealthservices.ca/lab/page3317.aspx

Testing Location Provincial Laboratory
Testing Frequency
Alternate Name(s) Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever
Reference Interval