The QBC (Quantitative Buffy Coat) Malaria test is a revolutionary in malaria and other blood borne parasite testing technology. Malaria [Peripheral smear, Antigen, Antibody, QBC: Malarial Parasite (MP): Vivax & Falciparum] · what is mp test? · when do you expect results? · why get tested?. According to the manufacturer, QBC Malaria Test is 5. A rapid test for diagnosis of malaria based on acridine orange staining of centrifuged blood samples in a microhematocrit tube (QBC) was compared with thick and thin peripheral blood smears in 2274 samples.