About Yellow fever antibodies
What is yellow fever?
Yellow fever is a viral disease spread by mosquitos, it gets its name from a characteristic symptom of jaundice (yellowing of the skin and eyes). Though many infections with yellow fever produce only mild symptoms, severe cases can rapidly lead to death. Infections with yellow fever virus typically occur in tropical regions with a high mosquito population. There is a vaccine for yellow fever virus which lasts for up to 10 years. Symptoms of yellow fever include; nausea, muscle pain, light sensitivity, low appetite and elevated temperature. Severe infections can rapidly lead to jaundice, organ failure and bleeding from the eyes, nose, mouth, and in vomit and faeces.
Why take the test?
This test screens for antibodies produced in response to the yellow fever virus. It is typically used to confirm a diagnosis of infection with yellow fever virus.
How it works
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.
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.
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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