Malaria Blood Film, Protozoan Parasites (Plasmodium)
Volume/Quantity:5-10 drops (duplicate)
Schedule of Collection:Anytime of the day
Collection/Storage/Handling/Transport:Finger prick preferred. Avoid exposure of smear to heat. Protect smear from dust and insects.
-20C for whole blood; room temperature for dried blood spots on filter paper (placed inside a plastic bag with silica gel/beads)