|Alternate:||Smear for Malaria|
|Includes:||Wright's stain with microscopic examination|
|Phone:||(937) 641- 3430|
|Available:||Daily, 24 hours|
|Container:||3 mL lavender top tube or lavender top microtainer (EDTA)|
|Temperature:||Room temperature for 4 hours.|
|Rejection:||Clotted specimen, improper tube type.|
|Normal:||To detect the presence of malaria. Test read and reported by Pathology.|
|Uses:||Patient should have an elevated temperature at the time of the blood draw.|
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