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Open Access | Buffer substitution in malaria rapid diagnostic tests causes false-positive results

July 26, 2010 - 14:16 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Gillet P, Mori M, Van den Ende J, Jacobs J
Reference: 
Malaria Journal 2010, 9:215 (22 July 2010)

Replacement of the RDT kit's dedicated buffer by saline, distilled water and tap water can cause false-positive test results.

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