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Epic Code LAB3571 Malaria Rapid Screen

Important Note

For identification of non-malarial parasites, please order Microfilaria/Trypanosome Parasite Exam [LAB1230830] and collect a Lavender tube. Please use this for suspected microfilaria, trypanosomes, Leishmania, etc.

Test Name Alias

Malaria Smear | Malarial Smear for Protozoa | LAB8830 | 10203 | Parasitemia | SHO8892 | 7087

Interface Order Alias

55041

Collection Instructions

Specimen Collection: Blood

 

Container(s): Lavender Top (EDTA) 3.0 mL

Preferred Volume to Collect: 3.0 mL

Minimum Volume to Collect: 1.0 mL

Neonate Volume to Collect: 1.0 mL

Capillary collect ok: Yes

Microtainer acceptable: Yes

 

Collection Instructions:

  • Gently invert 8 - 10 times after collection.
  • Send specimen same day of collection

 

Processing Instructions (Laboratory, Outpatient or Off-site collection)

  • Processed Specimen: Whole Blood EDTA
  • Centrifuge/Spin: No
  • Aliquot: No
  • Transport Temperature: Ambient

Specimen Stability

Ambient: 12 hours

Refrigerate: 24 hours

Laboratory Retention: 72 hours

Reflex Information

Link: MEC approved reflex

Test Frequency

Available daily, preliminary negative within 1 hour of arrival in lab. Final results within 24-48 hours.

Reference Range

Parasite not seen

 

Critical Values Table

Performing Department

HEMATOLOGY

Performing Department Laboratory Location

Spectrum Health Regional Laboratory, Grand Rapids, MI

Methodology

Manual

CPT

87899

87207

 

Additional charges may apply

CDM Code

Update in process

Epic Test ID

1230100915

Beaker LOINC

MALARIA FINAL: 32700-7
MALARIA PRELIM: 70569-9

Mayo Access Code

SHO55041

Reviewed Date

9/2/2021

Beaker Names

Beaker Procedure Name: MALARIA RAPID SCREEN
Beaker Display Name: Malaria Rapid Screen
BEAKER TEST NAME: MALARIA RAPID SCREEN
BEAKER TEST REPORT NAME: Malaria Rapid Screen

Beaker Synonyms

No synonym on file

Beaker Location, Container and Temperature

BW HEMATOLOGY: 3 ML LAVENDER TOP TUBE A (Preferred)-Ambient