What is the indication for fluorescent and ultraviolet testing in the workup of malaria?

Updated: Apr 26, 2019
  • Author: Thomas E Herchline, MD; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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Several different dyes allow laboratory results to be obtained more quickly. These methods require the use of a fluorescent microscope. Fluorescent /ultraviolet tests may not yield speciation information.


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