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Malaria, Rapid Antigen (STAT) - MALSC

TEST CODE: MALSC

TESTING AREA: Non-Automated Heme

TEST NAME & SYNONYMS: Malaria,  Rapid Ag (STAT), Malaria Screen (STAT)

DAYS TESTED: 24 / 7

ANALYTIC TIME: 1 hour

SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS:

  • Specimen type preferred: EDTA- whole blood
    • Stability: 6 hours at room temperature (15-30°C), 3 days at 2-4°C
  • Acceptable Specimen: Microtainer EDTA
    • Stability:  6 hours at room temperature (15-30°C), 3 days at 2-4°C

Volume: 2 mLs

Minimum Volume: 250 µL in microtainer

Transport (submission): Transport at 2-4°C

SPECIMEN RETENTION TIME: 3 days

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