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Performance of a histidine-rich protein 2 rapid diagnostic test, Paracheck Pf®, for detection of malaria infections in Ugandan pregnant women

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Improved laboratory diagnosis is critical to reduce the burden of malaria in pregnancy. Peripheral blood smears appear less sensitive than Plasmodium falciparum histidine-rich protein 2–based rapid diagnostic tests (RDTs) for placental malaria infections in studies conducted at delivery. In this study, 81 women in Uganda in the second or third trimester of pregnancy were followed-up until delivery. At each visit, peripheral blood was tested by blood smear, RDT...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.4269/ajtmh.2012.10-0631

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
Role:
Author
Publisher:
American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
Journal:
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Volume:
86
Issue:
1
Pages:
93-95
Publication date:
2012-01-01
Acceptance date:
2011-06-25
DOI:
EISSN:
1476-1645
ISSN:
0002-9637
Pmid:
22232456
Language:
English
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pubs:237748
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uuid:cce87416-89ce-4e89-932f-8d394c8ab19c
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pubs:237748
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237748
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2017-09-01

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