Patients presenting with unexplained fevers after returning from countries where malaria is endemic.
Microbiology - Bacteriology
Blood collected upon admission/presentation.
A negative result may not exclude malaria. Repeat blood should be taken, preferably between paroxysms.
Patient Specimen - EDTA blood or premade thick film
Thick film usually performed in conjunction with the Malaria Antigen Test.
$35.37 (Exclusive of GST)
If Malaria microscopy is required also register for CBCF and MAL