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India bans Antibody Detecting Rapid Diagnostic Tests for routine diagnosis of malaria

Madhukar Pai - April 4, 2018
Please see this Indian government order on malaria antibody detection rapid tests. Would like to hear from our malaria colleagues on whether this is a good strategy. Do other countries allow the us...
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India malaria RDTs
Malaria Treatment & Prevention

Tanzania: Fight for Malaria

Ally Akrabi - July 27, 2017
Tanzania is one of the east African country that lies in the tropics of the southern hemisphere. According to 2012 census it was estimated to have more than 49.3 million people and 44.1% were less tha...
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artemisinin prevention RDTs Vector Control
Malaria Treatment & Prevention

The feasibility of introducing rapid diagnostic tests for malaria in drug shops in Uganda

Yue Guan - Feb. 18, 2011
The feasibility of introducing rapid diagnostic tests for malaria in drug shops in Uganda Guan Yue
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diagnostics Diagnostics & Treatment RDTs
Malaria Treatment & Prevention

Rapid Diagnostic Tests (RDTs)

Mitsuru Toda - Oct. 9, 2009
Rapid Diagnostic Tests (RDTs) Toda Mitsuru A line near letter “C” and a line near leter “T” means the patient is positive for malaria. 14. How to read the test r...
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Diagnostics & Treatment RDTs