Plasmodium species, PCR

Alphabetical Test listing

Plasmodium species, PCR-994

  
Plasmodium species, PCR
  
994
  
LAB994
  
MSO
  
Malaria
  

Possible reflex test

  

Intended to be used as an aid in identifying species to human pathogenic Plasmodium spp. (ie, P. falciparum, P. knowlesi, P. malariae, P. ovale, and P. vivax).

  
EDTA whole blood
  
  
5 mL
  
0.5 mL
  

Lavender (EDTA), 4mL

 

  
ACD whole blood
  

Yellow ACD (A or B)

 

  

Yellow ACD (A or B)

  

Refrigerated (preferred) - 14 days

Ambient - 14 days

Frozen - NO

  
  • Frozen blood
  • Heparin tube
  • Improper labeling
  • Gross specimen contamination
  • Improper storage or transport
  • Specimen too old
  • Leaking or broken tube
  • PCR testing cannot be added on to a sample that has been opened and/or used for other testing. If the sample has already been used for testing, a new specimen will need to be collected.
  
LabCorp Burlington (139475): R-NX
  
3 days/week
  
4 - 7 days
  

Real-time polymerase chain reaction (PCR)

  

Negative

  
87798
  
Result 47085-6
  
05/24/2019
  
11/23/2021