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Malarial Parasites



Test Information

  • Container:
    EDTA 4ml (Lavender) or Paediatric pink top bottle 0.5ml
  • Collection conditions:
    Malaria requests must be accompanied with details of area travelled and prophylaxis taken. If you are a GP ordering a test for malaria the patient must be bled at a hospital site to ensure prompt delivery to the laboratory - samples more than 6 hours old on arrival cannot be tested. -
  • Reporting Frequency:
    2 hours
  • Additional information

    Use multidisciplinary request form.
  • Lab Tests Online UK

    Lab Tests Online - UK is a website written by practising laboratory doctors and scientists to help you understand the many clinical laboratory tests that are used in diagnosis, monitoring and treatment of disease.
    Click here to go to Labtestsonline.org.uk

Last updated June 22, 2017


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