Malaria


Test Information

Test Name

Malaria

Department

Haematology

Preferred Specimen

EDTA

Testing Location

All

Turn Around Time

8 hours

Forms

View Malaria Questionnaire

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

View Interpretations

Contact Information

alan.neal@pathlab.co.nz