PS for MP

About the test

Malaria Parasite test, also known as MP test, is a microscopic examination of the blood smear to diagnose intracellular malarial parasites. The test is the most accurate way to detect intracellular malarial parasites in the blood.

The test is also called as- Malarial Parasite Smear Blood, MP Smear Blood, Malarial Parasite Smear, Peripheral Smear Malarial Parasite Smear, PBS for MP Smear and PBS for MB Smear Blood.

Procedure of the Test

A blood sample is required to conduct the test. The blood sample is collected from the third finger of the left hand of the patient, and the tip is wiped off using a disinfectant. The tip of the finger is punctured using a blood lancet.

Few blood droplets will be put on a glass slide (precisely 3 drops); each drops at a distance of 1 cm each.

Blood will be taken on another glass slide, and the technician will spread the blood to make a thin or thick smear on the glass. The slide will then be marked and sent to the lab for further analysis.

The total time taken to conduct the test is 5-7 minutes; and the test reports are usually ready in 24- 36 hours. Sometimes, report time may vary depending on the lab.

Why get tested?

The test is performed when an individual exhibits symptoms of Malaria, which range from:

  • Sweating
  • Fever
  • Chills
  • Vomiting
  • Aches
  • Weakness
  • Chest pain
  • Abdominal pain
  • Chest pain
  • Cough

This test includes

  • PS for MP

Preparations

There is no special preparation required for the test. However, the patient should inform the doctor in advance about any on-going treatment, medication, allergy or past surgery.

Frequently asked questions

Q.How to understand the result of PS for MP blood test?

The result of PS for MP blood test is not quantitative. PS for MP blood only tends to detect the presence of malaria parasite in the blood. Hence, the result is negative if no microbial parasite is found in the blood cells; and positive if the individual is infected with Malaria.

Q.Are there any risks associated with the test?

There are no risks or, considerable very low risk associated with the test as only fingertip is punctured. If any kind of infection is experienced on the site of puncture, then a doctor should be consulted as soon as possible.

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