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MALARIA ANTIGEN/ RAPID CARD

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REASON FOR TESTING OF MALARIA ANTIGEN/ RAPID CARD


Malaria Antigen or Rapid Card is ordered in cases of malaria

  • Fever with chills
  • Profuse sweating.
  • Headache.
  • Vomiting.

WHAT IS BEING TESTED IN MALARIA ANTIGEN/ RAPID CARD


Rapid diagnostic tests may be used instead of blood smears. These tests detect malaria antigens (proteins) in a sample of a person's blood (usually taken with a finger stick), and indicate a positive result by a colour change on the testing strip. They are sometimes called 'dipstick' tests.


INTERPRETATION OF MALARIA ANTIGEN/ RAPID CARD TEST RESULT


It helps us to confirm as well as identify species of the malaria.


MALARIA ANTIGEN/ RAPID CARD REFERENCE RANGE


Not applicable


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