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RDTs

Open Access | Relative costs and effectiveness of treating uncomplicated malaria in two rural districts in Zambia: implications for nationwide scale-up of home-based management

June 13, 2011 - 07:31 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Chanda P, Hamainza B, Moonga HB, Chalwe V, Banda P, Pagnoni F
Reference: 
Malaria Journal 2011, 10:159 (9 June 2011)

HMM using ACT and RDTs was more efficient at appropriately diagnosing and treating malaria than the health facility level.

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Parasitology: Evaluation of rapid diagnostic tests for malaria case management in Gabon

January 21, 2010 - 07:50 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Denise Patricia Mawili-Mboumba, Marielle Karine Bouyou Akoteta, Edgard Brice Ngoungoua and Maryvonne Kombila
Reference: 
Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease, Volume 66, Issue 2, February 2010, Pages 162-168

These tests should be considered as a good alternative to microscopy, allowing not only an efficient and rapid diagnosis of malaria in primary health facilities but also to aid in promoting changes for antimalarial prescription behavior.

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