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 informationUse multidisciplinary request form.
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Last updated June 22, 2017