malarial parasite identification


Description

full blood count, blood film, malaria antigen identification and blood film for malarial parasite detection and identification

Also known as

malaria


Request a test

To request this test please send sample with a request providing patient ID (three identifiers), specimen information, assay required, relevant clinical details and sender information. Before sending sample please read details on requesting and labelling by clicking on the link. Please also refer to any additional information provided for this test. Download the referral form >


Additional information

Please state clinical details and the country where the patient has travelled.


Sending address

Department of Haematology Camelia Botnar Laboratories Great Ormond Street Hospital Great Ormond Street WC1N 3JH

Laboratory service

Haematology


Sample requirements

1ml venous or capillary blood, EDTA


Turnaround time

24 hours


Cost

Upon request


Call in advance?

Please inform the laboratory when sending the sample.


Haematology

The Haematology Department provides a wide range of specialist tests with a special interest in the diagnosis and monitoring of coagulation disorders.

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