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Blood Test Information

Malarial Parasites
minimum sample volume required ~ 4ml

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Tube type: EDTA

Special instructions
Information on travel locations is MANDATORY. Please state when and where the patient has been. Time limit for add on = <24 hours No known interfering substances

If sample is found to be positive, it will be referred to the London School of Tropical Medicine for confirmation.

If patient has been to a VHF high risk area during an epidemic, please phone the laboratory prior to sending samples and send sample in a red high risk carrier (do NOT send through the POD system).

Reference range

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Turnaround Time
4 hours

Department: Haematology


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