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How long do rapid diagnostic tests remain positive after anti-malarial treatment?

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Rapid diagnostic tests (RDTs) are increasingly becoming a paradigm for both clinical diagnosis of malaria infections and for estimating community parasite prevalence in household malaria indicator surveys in malaria-endemic countries. The antigens detected by RDTs are known to persist in the blood after treatment with anti-malarials, but reports on the duration of persistence (and the effect this has on RDT positivity) of these antigens post-treatment have been variabl...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1186/s12936-018-2371-9

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS Division
Department:
Zoology
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDM; NDM Experimental Medicine
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDM; Human Genetics Wt Centre
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDM; BDI-NDM
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Publisher:
BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
Malaria Journal Journal website
Volume:
17
Issue:
1
Pages:
228
Publication date:
2018-06-08
Acceptance date:
2018-05-28
DOI:
EISSN:
1475-2875
ISSN:
1475-2875
Pubs id:
pubs:857095
URN:
uri:50255989-13e5-4d65-b692-b7e8345820e6
UUID:
uuid:50255989-13e5-4d65-b692-b7e8345820e6
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English
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