Subject: Emerging and epidemic diseases > Malaria
- Diagnosis of Plasmodium Falciparum Malaria in the Lao People's Democratic Republic (PDR) Using Rapid Diagnostic Assays
This study evaluated the performance of PATH’s rapid diagnostic assay detecting histidine rich protein 2 (HRP-2) antigen when used by local health care providers in a rural field setting in Lao PDR and examined rapid diagnostic assays as a strategy to identify participants for in vivo treatment trials in a rural field site.
Author: Labbé AC, Pillai DR, Hongvangthong B, et al
Publication date: January 1999