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Test Identifier Information

 
Registration CodePARA
Method

****If Malaria microscopy is required also register for CBCF and MAL.*****

Thick film usually performed in conjunction with the Malaria Antigen Test.

 

Diagnostic Use / Indications

Patients presenting with unexplained fevers after returning from countries where malaria is endemic.

External Price$33.99(Exclusive of GST)
  

Specimen Collection

 
Specimen Collection Protocols

Blood collected upon admission/presentation.

A negative result may not exclude malaria. Repeat blood should be taken, preferably between paroxysms.

Patient SpecimenEDTA blood or premade thick film
Paediatric SpecimenAs above
Sample Delivery to LabASAP
  

CHLabs Laboratory

 
DepartmentMicrobiology-Bacteriology
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Contact Phone Number03 378 6308 | x86308
Test Availability0800-1700hrs (Antigen available 24/7)
Turnaround Time4 hrs
Delphic Number Test Number2678

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