This test is used to screen for the presence of parasite that may cause various infections. This include mainly Plasmodium, the causative agent of malaria. This test is recommended to diagnose malaria even before the symptom (fever) appear, however, taking blood sample as the fever starts is recommended time to isolate the parasite. The symptoms that lead to the recommendation of this test include pain in abdomen, chills and high fever, sweating, headache, low blood pressure and loss of appetite.
LabEspy recommends Private MD Labs, Walk-In Lab, Health Testing Centers for this test.