Jessica Maltha

Summary

Affiliation: Institute of Tropical Medicine
Country: Belgium

Publications

  1. pmc Evaluation of the rapid diagnostic test CareStart pLDH Malaria (Pf-pLDH/pan-pLDH) for the diagnosis of malaria in a reference setting
    Marloes Heutmekers
    Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Malar J 11:204. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Malaria rapid diagnostic tests in travel medicine
    J Maltha
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
    Clin Microbiol Infect 19:408-15. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Malaria rapid diagnostic tests in endemic settings
    J Maltha
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
    Clin Microbiol Infect 19:399-407. 2013
  4. pmc Rapid diagnostic tests for malaria diagnosis in the Peruvian Amazon: impact of pfhrp2 gene deletions and cross-reactions
    Jessica Maltha
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
    PLoS ONE 7:e43094. 2012
  5. pmc Self-diagnosis of malaria by travelers and expatriates: assessment of malaria rapid diagnostic tests available on the internet
    Jessica Maltha
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
    PLoS ONE 8:e53102. 2013
  6. pmc Evaluation of the malaria rapid diagnostic test SDFK90: detection of both PfHRP2 and Pf-pLDH
    Marloes Heutmekers
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
    Malar J 11:359. 2012
  7. pmc Malaria rapid diagnostic kits: quality of packaging, design and labelling of boxes and components and readability and accuracy of information inserts
    Philippe Gillet
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Institute of Tropical Medicine ITM, Unit of Tropical Laboratory Medicine, Nationalestraat 155, B 2000 Antwerp, Belgium
    Malar J 10:39. 2011

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Publications7

  1. pmc Evaluation of the rapid diagnostic test CareStart pLDH Malaria (Pf-pLDH/pan-pLDH) for the diagnosis of malaria in a reference setting
    Marloes Heutmekers
    Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Malar J 11:204. 2012
    ..The present study evaluated CareStart pLDH Malaria, a three-band rapid diagnostic test detecting Plasmodium falciparum-specific parasite lactate dehydrogenase (Pf-pLDH) and pan Plasmodium-specific pLDH (pan-pLDH) in a reference setting...
  2. doi request reprint Malaria rapid diagnostic tests in travel medicine
    J Maltha
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
    Clin Microbiol Infect 19:408-15. 2013
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Malaria rapid diagnostic tests in endemic settings
    J Maltha
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
    Clin Microbiol Infect 19:399-407. 2013
    ..Elimination of malaria requires RDTs with lower detection limits, for which nucleic acid amplification tests are under development...
  4. pmc Rapid diagnostic tests for malaria diagnosis in the Peruvian Amazon: impact of pfhrp2 gene deletions and cross-reactions
    Jessica Maltha
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
    PLoS ONE 7:e43094. 2012
    ..However, pfhrp2 gene deletions may limit the use of histidine-rich protein-2 (PfHRP2) detecting RDTs. Further, cross-reactions of P. falciparum with P. vivax-specific test lines and vice versa may impair diagnostic specificity...
  5. pmc Self-diagnosis of malaria by travelers and expatriates: assessment of malaria rapid diagnostic tests available on the internet
    Jessica Maltha
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
    PLoS ONE 8:e53102. 2013
    ..The present study assessed RDT products marketed for self-diagnosis for diagnostic accuracy and quality of labeling, content and instructions for use (IFU)...
  6. pmc Evaluation of the malaria rapid diagnostic test SDFK90: detection of both PfHRP2 and Pf-pLDH
    Marloes Heutmekers
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
    Malar J 11:359. 2012
    ..falciparum-specific Plasmodium lactate dehydrogenase (Pf-pLDH). The present study evaluated its diagnostic accuracy...
  7. pmc Malaria rapid diagnostic kits: quality of packaging, design and labelling of boxes and components and readability and accuracy of information inserts
    Philippe Gillet
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Institute of Tropical Medicine ITM, Unit of Tropical Laboratory Medicine, Nationalestraat 155, B 2000 Antwerp, Belgium
    Malar J 10:39. 2011
    ..The present study assessed malaria RDT kits for adequate and correct packaging, design and labelling of boxes and components. Information inserts were studied for readability and accuracy of information...