Reply to: Research: Misdiagnosis of malaria using wrong buffer substitutes for rapid diagnostic tests in poor resource setting in Enugu, southeast Nigeria
"Even" RDTs do require training before usage...as shown also nicely in this beautiful picture report of a malaria outbreak in the Indian Tripura state: http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/inpictures/2014/07/pictures-malaria-outbreak-indi-2014730101813379615.html Just putting the blood in the right well is apparently not that easy...
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Thanks you, I am damn sure, that anonymous commenting will help visitors to comment more. But one disadvantage of this handy feature is that, it will attract more spammers towards malariaworld.org.
I think, Now its time to hire some blog comment moderators.
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If you want a disease to be worried about, forget Ebola. Try malaria instead. In 2013, malaria killed more than 1 200,000 people in Africa, which is about 1 000 times as many people as Ebola has killed so far, as claimed by WHO. Seriously: you might catch malaria and die.
But Ebola is more lucrative for Bigpharma and their salesmen in Geneva.
1. GOLD COAST 'Ebola' case just as likely to be malaria, says disease expert A 25-year-old man, just back from the Democratic Republic of Congo, is placed in isolation in Queensland.
2. MYANMAR : a man who is being tested for the Ebola virus has been diagnosed with two types of Malaria, the Ministry of Health has confirmed.
3. ITALY.'Ebola' patient has malaria Doctors have said that the Nigerian resident in Italy who was hospitalized on Tuesday with suspected Ebola is suffering from malaria
4. THAILAND : Ebola suspect contracted malaria The Guinean woman earlier suspected of having Ebola virus disease, in fact, contracted malaria and is free entirely of EVD, a second blood test confirmed. Dr Opas Karnkavinpong, deputy director-general of the Department of Disease Control, told a press conference Friday.
5. NEW YORK man quarantined after he was suspected of having Ebola 'probably' just has malaria
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I have been working on malaria Entomology since 2005. My interest is on intervention including house improving to reduce indoor malaria transmission in addition to the current vector control tools