Ross River virus

Presentation

Appropriate Tests

Ross River Fever is a mosquito-borne infectious disease. The illness is typically characterised by an influenza-like illness and Polyarthritis. The virus is endemic in Australia.

Ross River virus serology.

Consider Dengue serology, and Barmah Forest serology and Flavivirus serology depending on travel history.

See also Infections in returned travellers, Bone and joint infections.