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Short Communication: Performance of a prototype malaria rapid diagnostic test versus thick film microscopy among HIV-positive subjects in rural Rakai, Uganda

March 5, 2010 - 11:27 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Lisa A. Mills, Joseph Kagaayi, Joseph P. Shott, Kevin Newell, John Baptist Bwanika, Victor Ssempijja, Simon Aluma, Thomas C. Quinn, Steven J. Reynolds, Ronald H. Gray
Reference: 
Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, Volume 104, Issue 3, March 2010, Pages 237-239

In this study, we report the performance of a prototype malaria rapid diagnostic test, Malaria F-test (MFT), compared with thick blood films from HIV-positive Ugandans undergoing malaria testing.

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