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Test Compendium

1028: MALARIA & PARASITES, BLOOD SMEAR

Test Code

  • 1028

Test Synonym

  • BLOOD SMEAR FOR MALARIA, PARASITES, BLOOD

Volume

  • 1 mL

Minimum Volume

  • 0.5 mL

Specimen Requirements

  • Whole Blood

Container

  • Lavender Top Tube, Lavender Microtainer-Pediatric, Lavender Pediatric, Slide Specimen

Storage

  • Ambient

Turn Around Time

  • 1 day

Special Instructions

  • Lavender EDTA tube for Malaria and blood parasites.

Specimen Stability

  • 24 hours, whole blood