Mosquitoes bite between dawn and dusk so travellers should be advised to: Wear long-sleeve clothing, long trousers or skirts and limit the amount of exposed skin. Avoid dark colours mosquitoes are not attracted to light colours; Impregnate clothing with permethrin solution. This should be carried out using a bucket or plastic bag according to the manufacturer's instructions. Mosquito nets can also be treated in this way. This treatment works well with cotton clothing and it can be washed up to five times after being impregnated with the solution. It is recommended that the clothing is not worn in direct contact with the skin.
Most drugs used in treatment are active against the parasite forms in the blood (the form that causes disease) and include:
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.