Medical Laboratory test is the same all over the world, but base on the endemic of particular infection, some societies tend to limit the required investigation.
Nigeria is not an exemption.
Because excess of Mosquitoes who help in transmitting Malaria, MP, Malaria parasites is one of the common test Request in Nigeria.
And often if not difficult to see Nigerian that is completely free of Malaria Parasites.
Another test common in Nigeria is PCV, Packed Cell Volume.
Malaria Parasites engulf in red blood cells, thereby destroy the blood cells, hence people that suffered from malaria infection often have low blood percentage.
Sugar test, Widal test, RVS, blood group, Genotype and others basic test are Request in Nigeria today.
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