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- Malaria (5 Species) Images | - Rapid Malaria Testing |
- Malaria Parasitemia Method | - Malaria Parasitemia Interpretation |


RAPID MALARIA TESTING

The BinaxNOW Malaria Test is a rapid immuno-diagnostic assay for differentiation and detection of circulating Plasmodium falciparum (P.f.) antigen and the panspecific antigen common to all to malarial species: Plasmodium vivax (P.v.), Plasmodium ovale (P.o.), Plasmodium malariae (P.m.), and Plasmodium knowlesi (P.k.) in whole blood.  It is FDA approved (June, 2007).