- Development of a reverse transcriptase loop-mediated isothermal amplification (LAMP) assay for the sensitive detection of Leishmania parasites in clinical samplesEmily R Adams
Koninklijk Instituut voor de Tropen KIT Biomedical Research, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Am J Trop Med Hyg 82:591-6. 2010..The potential to use LAMP as a diagnostic tool for leishmaniasis is discussed...
- Concomitant malaria among visceral leishmaniasis in-patients from Gedarif and Sennar States, Sudan: a retrospective case-control studyErika van den Bogaart
Department of Biomedical Research, Parasitology Unit, Royal Tropical Institute KIT, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
BMC Public Health 13:332. 2013..In VL-endemic areas with unstable and seasonal malaria, vulnerability to the disease persists through all age-groups, suggesting that in these populations, malaria may easily co-occur with VL, with potentially severe clinical effects...
- Leishmaniasis direct agglutination test: using pictorials as training materials to reduce inter-reader variability and improve accuracyEmily R Adams
Royal Tropical Institute Koninklijk Instituut voor de Tropen, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
PLoS Negl Trop Dis 6:e1946. 2012..However, subjective interpretation of results introduces potential for inter-reader variation. We report an assessment of inter-laboratory agreement and propose a pictorial-based approach to standardize reading of the DAT...