Malaria Rapid Diagnostic Tests – Are they sensitive enough with changing epidemiological profiles?
- At: 2016 FIP Congress in Buenos Aires (Argentina)
- Type: Presentation
- By: STREAT, Elizabeth (Malaria Consortium, Africa Regional Office, Kampala, Uganda)
- Co-author(s): Elizabeth Ann Streat:Africa Regional Office,Malaria Consortium,Kampala,Uganda
Malaria rapid diagnostic tests (mRDTs) are immunochromatographic point of care devices that detect malaria parasite antigens in the blood and are particularly useful where infrastructure is limited. They require minimal training and therefore have been used by a variety of cadres in different settings such as community health workers and have been.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.