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

28th September 2016 • 0 comments

Call for Papers: Special issue on strengthening tuberculosis diagnostic networks in Africa - African Journal of Laboratory Medicine

22nd January 2016 • comment

From our colleagues at the African Society for Laboratory Medicine (ASLM) - The Role of Public Health Institutes in Achieving Public Health Goals

17th December 2015 • comment

East African Leaders Join Together to Develop Country-Specific Plans for Point-of-Care Testing.

25th November 2015 • comment

Two great articles from the African Society for Laboratory Medicine looking at the increasing risk posed by antimicrobial resistance.

20th November 2015 • comment

New articles from the African Society for Laboratory Medicine (ASLM).

13th November 2015 • comment

An article highlighting the importance of diagnostics for NTDs, and providing a good overview on their development from a policy perspective.

11th March 2014 • comment

Prioritizing Congenital Syphilis Control in South China: A Decision Analytic Model to Inform Policy Implementation

by Nicholas X. Tan, Chara Rydzak, Li-Gang Yang, Peter Vickerman, Bin Yang, Rosanna W. Peeling, Sarah Hawkes, Xiang-Sheng Chen, Joseph D. Tucker
23rd October 2013 • comment

Validation of Two Rapid Diagnostic Tests for Visceral Leishmaniasis in Kenya

by 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
23rd October 2013 • comment

How to Improve the early Diagnosis of Trypanosoma cruzi Infection: Relationship between Validated Conventional Diagnosis and Quantitative DNA Amplification in Congenitally Infected Children

by Jacqueline Bua, Bibiana J. Volta, Alina E. Perrone, Karenina Scollo, Elsa B. Velazquez, Andres M. Ruiz, Ana M. De Rissio, Rita L. Cardoni
22nd October 2013 • comment

Diagnostic Accuracy of Loopamp Trypanosoma brucei Detection Kit for Diagnosis of Human African Trypanosomiasis in Clinical Samples

by Patrick Mitashi, Epco Hasker, Dieudonne Mumba Ngoyi, Pati Patient Pyana, Veerle Lejon, Wim Van der Veken, Pascal Lutumba, Philippe Buscher, Marleen Boelaert, Stijn Deborggraeve

   

21st October 2013 • comment

Analytical and Clinical Performance of the CDC Real Time RT-PCR Assay for Detection and Typing of Dengue Virus

by Gilberto A Santiago, Edgardo Vergne, Yashira Quiles, Joan Cosme, Jesus Vazquez, Juan F. Medina, Freddy Medina, Candimar Colon, Harold Margolis, Jorge L. Munoz-Jordan
19th July 2013 • comment

Evaluation of a Typhoid/Paratyphoid Diagnostic Assay (TPTest) Detecting Anti-Salmonella IgA in Secretions of Peripheral Blood in Lymphocytes in Patients in Dhaka, Bangladesh

by Farhana Khanam, Alaullah Sheikh, Abu Sayeed, Saraur Bhuiyan, Feroza Kaneez Choudhury, Umme Salma, Shahnaz Pervin, Tania Sultana, Dilruba Ahmed, Doli Goswami, Lokman Hossain, KZ Mamun, Richell C Charles, W. Abdullah Brooks, Stephen B. Calderwood, Alejandro Cravioto, Edward T Ryan, Firdausi Qadri
19th July 2013 • comment

Prospective Evaluation of Three Rapid Diagnostic Tests for Diagnosis of Human Leptospirosis

by Marga GA Goris, Mariska MG Leeflang, Martin Loden, Jiri FP Wagenaar, Paul Klatser, Rudy A Hartseerl, Kimberly R Boer
19th July 2013 • comment
5th July 2013 • comment

Randomised Clinical Trial Investigating the Specificity of Novel Skin Test (C-Tb) for Diagnosis of M. tuberculosis Infection

by Henrik Aggerbeck, Rafaela Giemza, Paulatsya Joshi, Pernille N. Tingskov, Soren T. Hoff, Julia Boyle, Peter Andersen, David J. M. Lewis
26th May 2013 • comment

Field Evaluation and Impact on Clinical Management of a Rapid Diagnostic Kit That Detects Dengue NS1, IgM and IgG

by Anne-Claire Andries, Veasna Duong, Chantha Ngan, Sivuth Ong, Rekol Huy, Kim Kim Sroin, Vantha Te, Bunthin Y, Patrich Lorn Try, Philippe Buchy
7th January 2013 • comment

Diagnosis of visceral leishmaniasis

by Pankaj Srivastava, Anand Dayama, Sanjana Mehrotra, Shyam Sundar
23rd July 2012 • comment

Microfluid technologies

by Paula Bianca Blomquist
16th July 2012 • comment

A Research Agenda for Helminth Diseases of Humans: Diagnostics for Control and Elimination Programmes

by James S. McCarthy, Sara Lustigman, Guo-Jing Yang, Rashida M. Barakat, Héctor H. García, Banchob Sripa, Arve Lee Willingham, Roger K. Prichard, María-Gloria Basáñez
10th July 2012 • comment

Toward fast malaria detection by secondary speckle sensing microscopy

by Dan Cojoc, Sara Finaurini, Pavel Livshits, Eran Gur, Alon Shapira, Vicente Mico, Zeev Zalevsky
10th July 2012 • comment

Multi-site evaluation of a point-of-care instrument for CD4+ T cell enumeration using venous and finger prick blood: the PIMA CD4

by Papa Alassana Diaw, Geraldine Daneau, Abdoul Coly, Birahim Pierre Ndiaye, Dribril Wade, Makhtar Camara, Souleymane Mboup, Luc Kestens, Tandakha Ndiaye Dieye
9th July 2012 • comment
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28th March 2012 • comment

Accuracy of Rapid Influenza Diagnostic Tests

by C. Chartrand, M. Leeflang, J. Minion, T. Brewer, M. Pai
7th March 2012 • comment