Specimen: 3 mL (2 mL min.) whole blood from 1 Lavender Top (EDTA) tube. Ship refrigerated. DO NOT FREEZE. Submit two thin AND two thick peripheral blood smears. Ship in a slide mailer.
Stability (Room): N/A
Stability (Refrigerated): N/A
Stability (Frozen): N/A
Method: Microscopic Examination
Price: Contact Medilab
Turnaround time (TAT): 2 hrs
Usage: Malaria is a protozoan parasitic infection, prevalent in subtropical and tropical parts of the world. This test helps in species identification. It also detects other hemoparasites if present.
Home Collection: Available
Pre-test Information: No special preparation required