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Improving the Specificity of Plasmodium falciparum Malaria Diagnosis in High- Transmission Settings with a Two-Step Rapid Diagnostic Test and Microscopy Algorithm
(Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 2017)
Poor specificity may negatively impact rapid diagnostic test (RDT)-based diagnostic strategies for malaria. We performed real-time PCR on a subset of subjects who had undergone diagnostic testing with a multiple-antigen ...
Use of a Dual-Antigen Rapid Diagnostic Test to Screen Children for Severe Plasmodium falciparum Malaria in a High-Transmission, Resource-Limited Setting
(Clinical Infectious Diseases, 2017)
Background. In rural areas, many patients with malaria seek care at peripheral health facilities or community case management programs. While this strategy is effective for the management of uncomplicated malaria, severe ...