- Rapid diagnostic tests for malaria parasitesAnthony Moody
Department of Clinical Parasitology, Hospital for Tropical Diseases, University Collge Hospital, London, United Kingdom
Clin Microbiol Rev 15:66-78. 2002..Clinical studies allow effective comparisons between different formats, and the reality of nonmicroscopic diagnoses of malaria is considered...
- Non-microscopic method for malaria diagnosis using OptiMAL IT, a second-generation dipstick for malaria pLDH antigen detectionA H Moody
Department of Clinical Parasitology, Hospital for Tropical Diseases, University College Hospital, Mortimer Market, Capper Street, London WC1E 3BG, UK
Br J Biomed Sci 59:228-31. 2002..False-positive results for Plasmodium falciparum, seen in two negative blood samples, were attributed to the presence of high levels of heterophile antibodies...
- Assessment of three new parasite lactate dehydrogenase (pan-pLDH) tests for diagnosis of uncomplicated malariaCarole Fogg
Epicentre, 8 rue Saint Sabin, 75011, Paris, France
Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 102:25-31. 2008..falciparum malaria, and all pLDH tests became negative after treatment more quickly than the HRP2. Therefore the rapid test of choice for use with artemisinin-combination therapies in this area would be one of these new pLDH tests...