Plasmodium spp. (malaria) antibody-994

Test info

  
Plasmodium spp. (malaria) antibody
  
994
  
LAB994
  
MSO
  
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)

Ambient (OK)

Frozen - NO

Performance

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

Enzyme immunoassay (EIA), Immunoblot, or IFA

Clinical and Interpretive info

Billing

Tracking

  
08/17/2020
  
08/18/2020