Prototype Positive Control Wells for Malaria Rapid Diagnostic Tests: Prospective Evaluation of Implementation Among Health Workers in Lao People's Democratic Republic and Uganda.

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Bell, D; Bwanika, JB; Cunningham, J; Gatton, M; González, IJ; Hopkins, H; Kibira, SP; Kyabayinze, DJ; Mayxay, M; Ndawula, B; Newton, PN; Phommasone, K; Streat, E; Umlauf, R; Malaria RDT Positive Control Well Field Study Group;
(2016)
  • Publisher: American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
  • Subject:
    mesheuropmc: parasitic diseases

Rapid diagnostic tests (RDTs) are widely used for malaria diagnosis, but lack of quality control at point of care restricts trust in test results. Prototype positive control wells (PCW) containing recombinant malaria antigens have been developed to identify poor-quality... View more
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