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Republic Of Korea(ROK)

Evaluation of Plasmodium vivax ELISA for the blood screen

November 23, 2010 - 07:42 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Myung-Hyun Nam, Jang Su Kim, Chi Hyun Cho, Eun Taek Han, Won Ja Lee, Hee Kyung Lee, Seong Soo A. An, Chae Seung Lim and Kap No Lee
Reference: 
Tropical Medicine & International Health, Volume 15, Issue 12, pages 1436–1441, December 2010

Plasmodium vivax malaria is the indigenous strain in the Republic of Korea (ROK). Plasmodium vivax can be transmitted through the transfusions of various blood components, which became a severe problem with the safety of blood transfusions and blood-related products in ROK.

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