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Parasites, blood

Item Value
Approval req'd? No
Available Stat? No
Test code
Test group Parasites
Performed by Microbiology
In House Availability Malaria: Stat: Daily all shifts
Other parasites: Monday-Friday, day shift
Container type Lavender top
Amount to Collect 3 mL blood
Sample type EDTA whole blood
Normal range
Critical value Positive smear
Stability Room temperature 24 hours
Additional information see Filaria, Leishmania, Malaria and Trypanosoma
Last Updated 4/29/2009 1:04:44 PM
Entry Number 709
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