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Fever Panel 1

Overview
Interpreting Results
Tests Included

Overview of Fever Panel 1

What is Fever Panel 1?

It is a panel of tests which helps in screening for some common causes of fever like malaria, typhoid, tuberculosis and urinary tract infections (UTI). You should get this panel done if you are having chronic fever and fatigue.

Why is Fever Panel 1 done?

  1. If you are suffering from chronic low grade fever 
  2. If you have signs or symptoms of typhoid (enteric) fever like headache, high fever, abdominal pain, diarrhea, weight loss or skin rashes
  3. If you have signs or symptoms of malaria like fever with shaking chills, headaches 
  4. In suspected cases of pyrexia of unknown origin (PUO)

Preparation for Fever Panel 1

  • No special preparation required

Sample Type for Fever Panel 1

The sample type collected for Fever Panel 1 is: Blood,Urine

Interpreting Fever Panel 1 results

Interpretations

  • High neutrophil count is usually suggestive of bacterial infection 
  • High lymphocyte count may be due to viral infection 
  • Positive Widal test is indicative of Typhoid fever 
  • Presence of malarial parasite on peripheral smear indicates infection with malaria 
  • The results of urine routine and microscopy is suggestive whether fever is due to urinary tract infection (UTI) or not 

Tests Included in Fever Panel 1(35 tests)

  • Complete Blood Count(includes 24 tests)

    Hemoglobin

    Platelet Count

    Red Blood Cell Count

    Packed Cell Volume

    Differential leucocyte Count (includes 6 tests)

    Absolute Monocyte Counts

    RDW SD

    Total Leucocyte Count

    Red Cell Distribution Width

    Mean Corpuscular Volume

    Mean Corpuscular Hemoglobin

    Mean Corpuscular Hemoglobin Concentration

    Mean Platelet Volume

    Absolute Leucocyte Count (includes 6 tests)

  • Widal Test (Slide Agglutination)
  • Malarial Parasite Identification
  • Urine Routine & Microscopy(includes 9 tests)

    RBCs Urine

    Colour

    Protein Urine

    Urobilinogen

    Leucocytes

    Ketone

    Crystals

    Pus Cell

    Epithelial Cell

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