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Malaria test

Malaria test

Malaria test: The malaria test is a rapid laboratory test used to detect a protein that is specific to Plasmodium falciparum, the most virulent of the Plasmodium species that cause malaria. This system is used to differentiate P. falciparum from other, less virulent Plasmodium species. A blood sample is drawn from a vein or finger stick.

Malaria test: Other Names

Other names for Malaria test include:

  • Plasmodium falciparum assay system
  • Malaria test strip

Symptoms Associated with Malaria test

These symptoms may be diagnosed by, screened for, or associated with Malaria test:

Diseases Associated with Malaria test

These diseases or medical conditions may be diagnosed by, screened for, or associated with Malaria test:

  • Plasmodium falciparum infection
  • Malaria

Basic Information: Malaria test

Disease or Condition count: 0; see list of conditions below. These are the diseases or medical conditions in which the medical test 'Malaria test' may be involved.

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