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  1. Should these requests be handled as stat requests or as routine orders?
  2. How should the blood films be examined and why is it important to identify any organisms present to the species level?
  3. What are the chances that a malarial infection could be a "mixed infection"?
  4. Can malaria parasites be detected usine automated.

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