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Psittacosis antibodies

This is an important test that is used to diagnose psittacosis (parrot fever).

Venous blood
1 tests included
5 days turnaround

£200.00

£169.00

About Psittacosis antibodies

What are psittacosis antibodies?

Psittacosis (parrot fever) is a respiratory disease caused by infection with Chlamydia psittaci bacteria. The disease is typically spread to humans through inhalation or ingestion of contaminated material such as faeces from infected birds. Symptoms of psittacosis vary in severity, ranging from mild symptoms including headaches, fever, dry cough and muscle aches, to severe pneumonia.

Why take the test?

This test screens for antibodies produced by the immune system in response to infection with Chlamydia psittaci. It is used to diagnose psittacosis (parrot fever).

 

What's tested

Psittacosis Antibodies / LGV

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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