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  Malaria Specimen Type:
  also known as Parasites Inclusions, Thick and thin smears for Malaria

Blood


HEMATOLOGY

Specimen requirements: 3 mL EDTA draw
  or: 3 mL EDTA Hemogard Closure
  or:Lav Fingerstick Microtainer
Reference ranges:
CATEGORY LOW   HIGH   UNITS   QUALITATIVE  
N/A N/A N/A N/A None Seen
Unit of measure: N/A
Ideal sample: 3.0 mL
Absolute minimum amount: 0.75 mL
Method of collection: N/A
Transportation: N/A
Label instructions: N/A
Request test on form: MULTI LABS [Chem/Hem/UA/Tox/BB/Rheum] ( 151-104 )
Order/entry screen(s): Hematology/Coagulation
Stat frequency: N/A
Stat turn around time: N/A
Routine frequency: Daily
Must be in by: N/A
Routine turn around time: 24 Hours
For Hillcrest deliver to: SCRAP : Specimen Central Receiving and
  Processing, room 2-117
For Thornton deliver to: Hematology : Processing Desk, 1st floor,
  Hospital, room 1-013
Scheduling requirements : N/A
Method: Giemsa Stain
Special Instructions: Positive results will be speciated and reported by the Microbiology lab.
  Results are available on a Chart Copy
SOFT abbreviation: MALAR
Secondary code: 7204
Lab Processing Instructions: N/A