In low-transmission settings, submicroscopic quantities of Plasmodium falciparum are undetectable by current rapid diagnostic tests and ELISAs. Detection of this reservoir is essential, and we need a highly sensitive laboratory reference assay to confirm these infections. This study aimed to characterize the analytical and diagnostic performance of Alere’s high-sensitivity test.
Author(s): Das S, Jang I, Barney B, Peck R, Rek J, Arinaitwe E, Adrama H, Murphy M, Imwong M, Ling C, Proux S, Haohankhunnatham W, Seilie A, Hanron A, Daza G, Chang M, Nakamura T, Kalnoky M, LaBarre P, Murphy S, Nosten F, Greenhouse B, Domingo G
Corporate author(s): PATH, Infectious Diseases Research Collaboration, University of California San Francisco, Mahidol University, University of Washington, University of Oxford
Publication date: November 2017
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