Research Topics

Thishan C Yahathugoda


Country: UK


  1. Yahathugoda T, Weerasooriya M, Sunahara T, Kimura E, Samarawickrema W, Itoh M. Rapid assessment procedures to detect hidden endemic foci in areas not subjected to mass drug administration in Sri Lanka. Parasitol Int. 2014;63:87-93 pubmed publisher
    ..Based on these findings, we have concluded that screening by IndQ and confirmation by the ELISA would be an effective and practical way in Sri Lanka to locate endemic foci in hitherto unsurveyed districts. ..
  2. Yahathugoda T, Supali T, Rao R, Djuardi Y, Stefani D, Pical F, et al. A comparison of two tests for filarial antigenemia in areas in Sri Lanka and Indonesia with low-level persistence of lymphatic filariasis following mass drug administration. Parasit Vectors. 2015;8:369 pubmed publisher
    ..However, our findings suggest that results of transmission assessment surveys (TAS) performed in school-aged children are likely to be similar with both tests. ..