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Choi, Leslie, Johnson, Samuel, Cunningham, Jane and Takwoingi, Yemisi (2019) 'Rapid diagnostic tests for Plasmodium vivax malaria in endemic countries'. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, Vol 2, Issue CD013218.

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Abstract

This is a protocol for a Cochrane Review (Diagnostic test accuracy). The objectives are as follows:
To assess the diagnostic accuracy of rapid diagnostic tests (RDTs) for detecting P vivax malaria parasitaemia in people living in malaria‐endemic areas who present to ambulatory healthcare facilities with symptoms suggestive of malaria, and to identify which types and brands of commercial tests best detect P vivax malaria.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: QX Parasitology > Protozoa > QX 135 Plasmodia
WA Public Health > Preventive Medicine > WA 243 Diagnositic services
WA Public Health > WA 30 Socioeconomic factors in public health (General)
WC Communicable Diseases > Tropical and Parasitic Diseases > WC 750 Malaria
Faculty: Department: Biological Sciences > Vector Biology Department
Clinical Sciences & International Health > Clinical Sciences Department
Digital Object Identifer (DOI): https://doi.org/10.1002/14651858.cd013218
SWORD Depositor: JISC Pubrouter
Depositing User: Stacy Murtagh
Date Deposited: 27 Feb 2019 09:46
Last Modified: 21 Jun 2019 09:38
URI: https://archive.lstmed.ac.uk/id/eprint/10259

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