A Point-of-Care Assay to Detect Antimalarial Drugs from Finger Stick Blood Samplesby The Editorial Team
This video seminar describes research to develop a low-cost, field-based test to detect several slow-clearing ACT drug compounds from unprocessed fingerstick blood samples
Call for Papers: Special issue on strengthening tuberculosis diagnostic networks in Africa - African Journal of Laboratory Medicine
From our colleagues at the African Society for Laboratory Medicine (ASLM) - The Role of Public Health Institutes in Achieving Public Health Goals
East African Leaders Join Together to Develop Country-Specific Plans for Point-of-Care Testing.
Two great articles from the African Society for Laboratory Medicine looking at the increasing risk posed by antimicrobial resistance.
New articles from the African Society for Laboratory Medicine (ASLM).
Pioneering New Diagnostics: Addressing Challenges and Implications for Point-of-Care Testing in African Settingsby Laurel Oldach
Neglected Diseases, Delinquent Diagnosticsby Mark Kessel
An article highlighting the importance of diagnostics for NTDs, and providing a good overview on their development from a policy perspective.
Prioritizing Congenital Syphilis Control in South China: A Decision Analytic Model to Inform Policy Implementationby Nicholas X. Tan, Chara Rydzak, Li-Gang Yang, Peter Vickerman, Bin Yang, Rosanna W. Peeling, Sarah Hawkes, Xiang-Sheng Chen, Joseph D. Tucker
Validation of Two Rapid Diagnostic Tests for Visceral Leishmaniasis in Kenyaby Jane Mbui, Monique Wasunna, Manica Balasegaram, Adrian Laussemayer, Rashid Juma, Simon Njoroge Njenga, George Kirigi, Mark Riongoita, Roberto de la Tour, Joke van Peteghem, Raymond Omollo, Francois Chappui
How to Improve the early Diagnosis of Trypanosoma cruzi Infection: Relationship between Validated Conventional Diagnosis and Quantitative DNA Amplification in Congenitally Infected Childrenby Jacqueline Bua, Bibiana J. Volta, Alina E. Perrone, Karenina Scollo, Elsa B. Velazquez, Andres M. Ruiz, Ana M. De Rissio, Rita L. Cardoni
Diagnostic Accuracy of Loopamp Trypanosoma brucei Detection Kit for Diagnosis of Human African Trypanosomiasis in Clinical Samplesby Patrick Mitashi, Epco Hasker, Dieudonne Mumba Ngoyi, Pati Patient Pyana, Veerle Lejon, Wim Van der Veken, Pascal Lutumba, Philippe Buscher, Marleen Boelaert, Stijn Deborggraeve