Department: 
Haematology
Laboratory: 
Haematology
Tube Colour: 
Pink / Purple
Pseudonyms: 
Malarial Parasites_x000D_Blood Film - Thick and Thin
Test Code: 
MALAR
Availability: 
24 hours. Clinical Notes must be included, including recent travel history .
Collection Requirements: 
3mL EDTA
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Ew
Fee: 
Medicare rebatable
Reference Range: 
Not detected
Notes: 
Thick films and ICT performed._x000D_ * Preferably taken during fever and sent on three consecutive days if initially negative