MICROFILARIA DETECTION

Test Code

M0062

LIS Code

Test Components

NIL

Shipping Temperature

R

Specimen

2 air dried peripheral blood smears (1 thick and 1 thin) OR 2 mL (1 mL min.) whole blood from 1 Lavender Top (EDTA) tube OR 2 mL (1 mL min.) Hydrocele fluid. Draw specimen between 12 midnight to 2 a. m. Ship refrigerated. DO NOT FREEZE.

Department

Method

Microscopy

CAT

A

List Price

₹ 300

CUToff

Sample by 1pm

Reporting Time

Report Same Day Evening

Comments

Also see FILARIA ANTIGEN