Microscopy after Knott concentration (hemolysis and centrifugation) and Carazzi coloration, identification of the species and microfilaria count.
3,3 ml of EDTA blood
Non-fixed samples should reach the lab within 3 days.
Preferably procure the sample during the time the microfilariae circulate in large quantities in the periferal blood (nocturne-diurne periodicity).
On average: 3 days
ISO 15189 – Belac 147-MED
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Laatste wijziging op: 16/01/2023