malarial parasite identification


full blood count, blood film, malaria antigen identification and blood film for malarial parasite detection and identification

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Additional information

Please state clinical details and the country where the patient has travelled.

Sending address

Department of Haematology Camelia Botnar Laboratories Great Ormond Street Hospital Great Ormond Street WC1N 3JH

Laboratory service


Sample requirements

1ml venous or capillary blood, EDTA

Turnaround time

48 hours


Upon request

Call in advance?

Please inform the laboratory when sending the sample.


The Haematology Department provides a wide range of specialist tests with a special interest in the diagnosis and monitoring of coagulation disorders.

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