Lymphatic filariasis is caused primarily by Wuchereria bancrofti (Wb) and can be co-endemic with certain filarial parasites in central Africa. Two new IgG4 rapid diagnostic tests (RDTs) are available from Standard Diagnostics, Inc. The aim of this research was to determine the specificity of the Wb123 RDTs in co-endemic zones.
Author(s): Golden A, Storey H, Gerth-Guyette E, Kalnoky M, Njouendou J, Ekanya R, Mbeng A, Ndzeshang B,
Corporate author(s): PATH
Publication date: November 2017
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