Malaria


Test Information

Test Name

Malaria

Synonyms

Malaria Antigen; Malaria Screen; Malaria Ag; Malaria parasites

Department

Haematology

Price

$70.00

Price Disclaimer

Many services are free for eligible patients. A minimum charge may apply. Prices listed are for unfunded, individual, requests. Please contact us for commercial testing.

Preferred Specimen

EDTA

Testing Location

All

Turn Around Time

8 hours


Collection Information

Patient Requestable

Yes

Preparation

All requests for Malarial parasites should ideally have a malarial parasite questionnaire​ completed.

Delivery and Handling

Process ASAP


Processing Information

Registration Code

MP

Notes

  • Always register as Urgent
  • Add "LOOK" under clinical details
  • Stable for 12 hours. Malaria Antigen can be done up to 3 days after collection.

Methodology

Sample Storage

Fridge

Interpretations

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