Malaria Confirmation PCR

Test ID: ZG810

CPT code: 87798
Specimen Type: EDTA and bld films
Frequency: Setup: daily; analytic time 1 day
Instructions: Blood film slides – 2 thin blood films, fixed, plus 2 thick blood films,
unfixed plus 4mL refrigerated EDTA tube.
Text: This test is for confirmation only.
A positive result indicates the presence of Plasmodium nucleic acid and
melting curve analysis indicates the infecting species.
Methodology: Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)/DNA Probe Hybridization

Test Name

AMS Laboratory

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