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Test Name:Plasmodium species, PCR
Test Number:994
Collect:5 mL EDTA whole blood - lavender
Minimum Volume:0.5 mL
Alternate Collect:5 mL ACD whole blood - yellow
Container:Lavender-top (EDTA) tube or yellow-top (ACD) tube
Processing:
Transport/Stability:Refrigerated (preferred) - 14 days
Ambient - 14 days
Frozen - NO
Alternate Names:MSO
LAB994
Performing Lab:LabCorp Burlington (139475); R-NX
Days Set Up:3 days/week
Expected TAT:4 - 7 days
Ref. Ranges:Negative
Collection/
Processing Details:
Useful for:
Intended to be used as an aid in identifying species to human pathogenic Plasmodium sp (ie, P falciparum, P knowlesi, P malariae, P ovale, and P vivax).


Method:Real-time polymerase chain reaction (PCR)
CPT Codes:87798
Date Created:05/24/2019
Revised Date:05/24/2019