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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 ...
Severe Flooding and Malaria Transmission in the Western Ugandan Highlands:
(Journal of infectious diseases, 2016)
Background. There are several mechanisms by which global climate change may impact malaria transmission. We sought to assess how the increased frequency of extreme precipitation events associated with global climate change ...