Identifying deadly illnesses caused by pervasive predators
Individualized testing delivers precise results for optimal treatment
Worldwide, mosquito-borne diseases (MBDs) cause millions of deaths each year, earning mosquitoes the title of world's deadliest animal.
Mayo Clinic Laboratories offers a comprehensive menu of individually orderable tests and panels for MBDs. Additionally, our algorithmic approaches to MBD testing help reduce costs and optimize patient care.
Mosquito-borne testing algorithms and interpretations
West Nile virus
- NOTE: PCR tests are recommended to be used in conjunction with serological tests.
Eastern equine encephalitis
Western equine encephalitis
California (La Crosse) encephalitis
St. Louis encephalitis
DNSAG | Dengue Virus NS1 Antigen, Serum
A Test in Focus
Bobbi Pritt, M.D., discusses how Mayo Clinic Labs’ updated PCR assay for West Nile virus provides increased sensitivity to detect virus RNA in multiple sources, identifies two virus lineages, and confirms diagnosis.
Learn more about how to order these tests at your institution.