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Epic Code LAB3572 Parasitemia Level

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 Rapid Screen | 7089

Interface Order Alias

55042

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: 0.5 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

Final results within 24-48 hours. 

Reference Range

Negative

Critical Values Table

Performing Department

HEMATOLOGY

Performing Department Laboratory Location

Spectrum Health Regional Laboratory, Grand Rapids, MI

Methodology

Microscopy

CPT

87207

CDM Code

Update in Process

Epic Test ID

1230101019

Beaker LOINC

LOINC Not available

Mayo Access Code

SHO55042

Reviewed Date

9/2/2021

Beaker Names

Beaker Procedure Name: PARASITEMIA LEVEL
Beaker Display Name: Parasitemia level
BEAKER TEST NAME: PARASITEMIA
BEAKER TEST REPORT NAME: Parasitemia

Beaker Synonyms

No synonym on file

Beaker Collection and Specimen Handling

BEAKER COLLECTION: LOOK+LOOK

Beaker Location, Container and Temperature

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