Indirect immunofluorescent antibody test (IFAT) (total Ig)
For 1 or 2 serological analyses: at least 1 ml serum
For 3 to 5 serological analyses: at least 2 ml serum
The serum can be sent at room temperature, but the transport should be kept as short as possible (avoid transport over weekends and holidays).
Active infections should be diagnosed by examination of a thick film.
1-2x / week
On average: 6 days
IFAT P. falciparum : yes
IFAT P. vivax /ovale/malariae: no
551810 / 551821
P. falciparum: 21465-0
P. ovale: 21467-6
P. vivax: 21468-4
P. malariae: 21466-8
Laatste wijziging op: 16/01/2023