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Malarial Parasite Confirmation (Sendaway Test)

Laboratory:Haematology
Test Code:MPC
Medicare rebatable:Yes
Specimen Types:Blood
Container Types:
EDTAEDTA
Adults Volume or Mass:4 mL
Minimum/Paediatric Volume or Mass:0.5 mL
Collection & Request Instructions:

This test is ordered by the haematology laboratory only.

Transport Instructions:Room Temperature
Processing Instructions:

Blood storage plastic tube:

3 hours at 20 ± 5°C.

1 week at 2-8°C.

Assay Frequency:Daily
External Laboratory:V.I.D.R.L.
  External Laboratory details...
External Transport Instructions:Send at ambient temperature

Send 2 unfixed Thick Films, 2 fixed Thick Films, EDTA blood sample.