Fever Panel I
Symptoms are: shaking chills that can range from moderate to severe.
Artemisinin-based combination therapy (ACT) is recommended by the WHO to treat uncomplicated malaria.
Artemisinin is derived from the plant Artemisia annua, better known as sweet wormwood. It is known for its ability to rapidly reduce the concentration of Plasmodium parasites in the bloodstream.
ACT is artemisinin combined with a partner drug. The role of artemisinin is to reduce the number of parasites within the first 3 days of infection, while the partner drugs eliminate the rest.
Expanding access to ACT treatment worldwide has helped reduce the impact of malaria, but the disease is becoming increasingly resistant to the effects of ACT.
Test Method 1 : A nurse or lab technician will draw blood from your arm using a needle. They'll collect the blood in a tube and send it to a lab for analysis. Your doctor will provide you with your results and information on what they mean.
Report available : Turn around time is 24 to 48 hours.
Most drugs used in treatment are active against the parasite forms in the blood (the form that causes disease) and include:
doxycycline (used in combination with quinine)
A person have the following symptoms should get this done: shaking chills that can range from moderate to severe.
Gender : Mainly occurs in infants, children, men and females.
Age : Mainly occurs at the age of 1 to 55 years.
Socio Geographic : It is predominant all over the world specially in third word countries.