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Order Code PARCT Malaria/Babesia Percent Parasitemia Reflex

Useful For

Only orderable as a reflex. For more information see LMALP / Malaria PCR with Parasitemia Reflex.

 

Calculation of percent parasitemia that can be used to predict prognosis and monitor response to treatment for patients with malaria and babesiosis

Method Name

Only orderable as a reflex. For more information see LMALP / Malaria PCR with Parasitemia Reflex.

 

Giemsa Stain

Reporting Name

Percent Parasitemia Reflex

Specimen Type

Varies


Specimen Required


Only orderable as a reflex. For more information see LMALP / Malaria PCR with Parasitemia Reflex.

 

Slides submitted for LMALP / Malaria PCR with Parasitemia Reflex, Blood are used for percent parasitemia.

 

May be added on to positive LCMAL / Malaria, Molecular Detection, PCR only by physician request.


Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Varies Refrigerated (preferred) 7 days
  Ambient  7 days

Reject Due To

Hemolysis

NA

Lipemia

NA

Icterus

NA

Other

NA

Reference Values

Only orderable as a reflex. For more information see LMALP / Malaria PCR with Parasitemia Reflex.

 

A percent parasitemia is provided following a positive result for LMALP / Malaria PCR with Parasitemia Reflex.

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Friday; 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

Test Classification

This test uses a standard method. Its performance characteristics were determined by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements. This test has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

CPT Code Information

87207

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
PARCT Percent Parasitemia Reflex 53556-7

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
PARCT Percent Parasitemia Reflex 53556-7