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Northwest Ethiopia

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
Author(s): 
Meslo Sema, Abebe Alemu, Abebe Bayih, Sisay Getie, Gebeyaw Getnet, Dylan Guelig, Robert Burton, Paul LaBarre, Dylan R Pillai
Reference: 
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.

Ten year trend analysis of malaria prevalence in Kola Diba, North Gondar, Northwest Ethiopia

August 16, 2012 - 14:29 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Abebe Alemu, Dagnachew Muluye, Mikrie Mihret, Meaza Adugna and Melkamu Gebeyaw
Reference: 
Parasites & Vectors 2012, 5:173 (14 August 2012)

MalariaWorldThe case notes of all malaria cases reported between 2002--2011 were carefully reviewed and analyzed. Additionally, any malaria intervention activities that had been taken to control malaria were collected using a well-prepared checklist from the study area.

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