Asymptomatic malaria infection in endemic areas presents new challenges, as the asymptomatic individuals constituting the human parasite reservoirs contribute to transmission. To achieve elimination, asymptomatic and submicroscopic reservoirs must be identified and treated. Here we sought to develop a highly sensitive tool to detect P. falciparum and P. vivax infection.
Author(s): Jang I, Tyler A, Lyman C, Barney B, Rashid A, Kahn M, Rist M, Kalnoky M, Das S, Peck R, Seilie A, Hanron A, Daza G, Chang M, Murphy S, McCarthy J, Domingo J
Corporate author(s): PATH, Quansys Biosciences, QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute, University of Washington
Publication date: November 2017
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