Malaria Nested PCR, Plasmodium falciparum,Plasmodium vivax,Plasmodium malariae,Plasmodium ovale,Plasmodium knowlesi

Specimen:

Whole Blood collected in EDTA tube or filter paper (ordinary, but Whatman #3 or chromatography paper is preferred if available)

Volume/Quantity:

600 ul, if collected in tube, 20 ul per spot, at least 3 spots in one 2x3 cm. strip of filter paper

Shedule of Collection:

anytime

Collection/Storage/Handling/Transport:

-20°C for whole blood; room temperature for dried blood spots on filter paper (placed inside a plastic bag with silica gel/beads)

Running Day:

Mon-Fri

Cut off Day and Time:

Monday-Friday (8AM-4:30PM)
*After 4:30PM please submit specimen and request through Clinical Laboratory

Turnaround Time:

12NN of Day 3 if samples is received from 08:00 - 11:30 AM
5:30PM of Day 3 if samples is received from 11:30AM - 4:30 PM
*Results may be released earlier if samples were received in an earlier time

Fee:

₱4,000.00/1-4 samples

Status:

Available