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NOT Open Access | Loop-mediated isothermal amplification (LAMP) assays for Anopheles funestus group and Anopheles gambiae complex species

March 17, 2020 - 15:14 -- NOT Open Access
Kamber T, Koekemoer LL, Mathis A
Med Vet Entomol. 2020 Mar 10

Species of the genus Anopheles vary with regard to their vector capacity for Plasmodium spp., the causative agent of malaria, and their accurate identification is often required. Loop‐mediated isothermal amplification (LAMP) is a rapid, simple and low‐cost method for specific DNA amplification.

Evaluation of non-instrumented nucleic acid amplification by loop-mediated isothermal amplification (NINA-LAMP) for the diagnosis of malaria in Northwest Ethiopia

February 25, 2015 - 16:03 -- Open Access
Meslo Sema, Abebe Alemu, Abebe Bayih, Sisay Getie, Gebeyaw Getnet, Dylan Guelig, Robert Burton, Paul LaBarre, Dylan R Pillai
Malaria Journal 2015, 14:44 (28 January 2015)

This study aimed to evaluate the performance of non-instrumented nucleic acid amplification loop-mediated isothermal amplification (NINA-LAMP) compared to standard thick and thin film microscopy and nested PCR as gold standard for the sensitive diagnosis of malaria in Northwest Ethiopia.

Not Open Access | Review: Loop-mediated isothermal amplification test for the molecular diagnosis of malaria

March 14, 2013 - 15:13 -- NOT Open Access
Eun-Taek Han
Expert Review of Molecular Diagnostics, March 2013, Vol. 13, No. 2, Pages 205-218


This article summarizes current technical developments, applications, limitations and the future prospects for malaria diagnosis using LAMP in developed countries and endemic areas.

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