Laboratory diagnosis of malaria
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Malaria parasites can easily be detected and the species identified by proper examination of the peripheral smears from the patients. JSB staining gives a very satisfactory preparation if done properly. It is very quick staining technique and ideal for laboratory examination for malaria parasites. The thin smear gives all the details of the parasite and should be examined since time is not a factor in arriving at correct diagnosis.
KeywordsMalaria Malaria Parasite Chloroquine Quinidine Quinine
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