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Test Code PARCT Malaria Percent Parasitemia

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

Giemsa Stain

Reporting Name

Malaria Percent Parasitemia

Specimen Type

Varies

Specimen Required

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

 

Slides for LMALP are used for the PARCT.

 

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

Specimen Minimum Volume

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

Specimen Stability Information

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

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 Malaria PCR with Parasitemia Reflex

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

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

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Medical 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 Malaria Percent Parasitemia In Process

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
PARCT Malaria Percent Parasitemia In Process