MALARIAL ANTIGEN

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Malaria Antigen Test

What is Malaria Antigen?

Malaria, caused by the Plasmodium parasites is a mosquito-borne acute febrile illness. The transmission of parasites is mainly by the infected female Anopheles mosquito bite or through blood transfusion, organ transplant, sharing of contaminated needles and syringes. This test is a rapid diagnostic method to detect the presence of malarial antigens in the blood. 

Technique

IMMUNOASSAY

Who Prescribes

General physician, General Medicine

Sample Type

EDTA

Fasting

Non Fasting