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Listeria antibody

This is an important test that detects the presence of listeria antibodies in the blood to help diagnose an infection.

Venous blood
1 tests included
6 days turnaround

£100.00

£79.00

About Listeria antibody

What is listeria?

Listeria is a genus of bacteria which cause the infection listeriosis. The type of listeria bacteria typically responsible for listeriosis is Listeria monocytogenes (L. monocytogenes). An infection is usually caused by eating food containing listeria bacteria such as unpasteurised milk. Symptoms include diarrhoea and vomiting, chills and fever but may require immediate in pregnant women and people with weakened immune systems. Listeria antibodies are produced by the body’s immune system to help fight infection against listeria bacteria.

Why take this test?

This test detects the presence of listeria antibodies in the blood to help diagnose an infection.

 

What's tested

Bacteria

How it works

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Order your kit

Just order a test online and get your kit delivered right to you door. Your kit contains everything you need for the test.

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Take your test and post

Follow our simple instructions to take your sample and post back the enclosed prepaid envelope to our accredited lab for processing. We also offer home or workplace visits by a qualified nurse.

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Get results directly to your dashboard

You will receive an email notification from our medical team when your results are available on your secure personalised health dashboard.

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