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Malaria Screen

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    Malaria is a life-threatening disease caused by parasites that are transmitted to people through the bites of infected female Anopheles mosquitoes. Malaria is a major cause of morbidity and mortality in India. The symptoms of malaria may include fever, chills, general feeling of discomfort, headache, nausea and vomiting, diarrhoea, abdominal pain, muscle or joint pain, fatigue, rapid breathing, rapid heart rate, cough, etc. If left untreated, person may develop severe complications and may lead to death. This package helps in rapid diagnosis of malaria and plan/get an appropriate treatment.

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    Frequently asked questions

    Malaria is not caused by a virus nor a bacteria. Malaria is caused by a parasite known as Plasmodium, which is normally spread through infected mosquitoes.
    No. Malaria do not spread from person to person like a cold or the flu, and it cannot be sexually transmitted.
    For most people, symptoms present after 10 days to 4 weeks of infection, although a person may feel ill as early as 7 days or as late as 1 year later.
    Malaria can also be transmitted from a mother to an unborn infant before or during delivery (“congenital” malaria).
    The same pattern of symptoms like chills, fever, sweating, may repeat every two or three days, depending on the type of malaria parasite is causing the infection.

    Why should Apollo be your preferred healthcare partner?

    • 36 Years of legacy and credibility in the healthcare industry.
    • NABL certified multi-channel digital healthcare platform.
    • Affordable diagnostic solutions with timely and accurate test results.
    • Up to 60% discount on Doorstep Diagnostic Tests, Home Sample Collection.
    • An inventory of over 100+ laboratories, spread across the country, operating out of 50+ cities with 700+ collection centres, serving over 1800+ pin codes.

    The information mentioned above is meant for educational purposes only and should not be taken as a substitute to your Physician’s advice. It is highly recommended that the customer consults with a qualified healthcare professional to interpret test results

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