Kenya Medical Laboratory Tests

Brucella antibodies Test in Kenya

Brief Description

This test is used to detect Brucellosis antibody presence in blood.


Brucella Antibody"," IgG"," EIA

Patient Preparation

No special preparation needed

Sample Type


Sample volume

0.4 mL

Sample collection Container

Red-top tube or gel-barrier tube

Sample collection instructions

Sample should be free of bacterial contamination"," hemolysis"," and lipemia

Sample storage

Stable at room temperature

Reference range


Results Turnaround

2-3 days after receipt of samples

Diseases / Diagnostic Indicators

A positive result is associated with fever"," Sweats"," malaise"," anorexia"," headache"," pain in muscles"," joint"," and/or back"," fatigue"," in initial stages of infection and recurrent fevers"," arthritis"," swelling of the testicle and scrotum area"," endocarditis .neurologic symptoms"," chron