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Malaria Screen

All genderNo special preparation is required
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  • malarial antigen ( vivax and falciparum)
    • malaria vivax antigen
    • malaria falciparum antigen
  • complete blood count (cbc)
    • rbc count
    • differential leucocytic count (dlc)
    • total leucocyte count (tlc)
    • platelet count
    • pcv
    • mch
    • mchc
    • mcv
    • hemoglobin
    • neutrophils
    • lymphocytes
    • absolute leucocyte count
    • eosinophils

Package Description

Sample type: BLOOD
Gender: Both
Age group: All age group
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.

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.
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