Plasmodium spp. (malaria) antibody-994

April 22, 2022

This test order is currently unavailable until further notice

 

Test info

  
Plasmodium spp. (malaria) antibody
  
994
  
LAB994
  
MSO
  
Parasite
Parasite serology
Plasmodium falciparum
Plasmodium malariae
Plasmodium vivax
Parasite
Parasite serology

  

Detection of the presence of parasite antibodies

Specimen

  
Serum
  
  
2.0 mL
  
  1. Allow sample to clot
  2. Spin
  3. Transfer serum to a False bottom plasma/serum transport vial/tube (AHL), labelled as serum, within two (2) hours of sample collection
  

The parasite specific antibody must be indicated in the order and on the MDH requisition form.

 

  

Refrigerated (preferred) - 7 days

Frozen - 8 weeks

Ambient - NO

 

Performance

  
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) via MN Department of Health (MDH): R-NX
  
Varies
  
4 weeks
  

Enzyme immunoassay (EIA), Immunoblot, or IFA

Clinical and Interpretive info

Billing

Tracking

  
08/17/2020
  
04/22/2022
  
08/18/2020