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Open Access | Comparative evaluation of two rapid field tests for malaria diagnosis: Partec Rapid Malaria Test(R) and Binax Now(R) Malaria Rapid Diagnostic Test.

May 24, 2011 - 14:52 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Bernard Nkrumah, Samuel E.K Acquah, Frank Huenger, et al.
Reference: 
BMC Infectious Diseases 2011, 11:143

We compared two recent methods (the novel Partec Rapid Malaria Test(R) (PT) and the Binax Now(R) Malaria Rapid Diagnostic Test (BN RDT) with the conventional Giemsa stain microscopy (GM) for the diagnosis of malaria among children in a clinical laboratory of a hospital in a rural endemic area of Ghana.

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