publication . Article . 2016

The diagnostic and prognostic value of conventional and rapid diagnostic tools in malaria

Chandrakanth C.H;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Oct 2016 Journal: Al Ameen Journal of Medical Sciences (issn: 0974-1143, eissn: 0974-1143, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Al Ameen Medical College
Abstract
Background: The burden of malaria is raising all over the world and India is no exception. Despite well established treatment regimens and diagnostic tools, Malaria is thought to kill between1.1 to 2.7 million people worldwide each year. Rapid diagnosis and early treatment are one of the key factors in controlling the disease burden of malaria. Objective: The study was conducted to investigate the diagnostic and prognostic utility of rapid test (QBC, PLDH, HRP2) with conventional thick and thin films Methods: The present study included clinically suspected cases of malaria referred to Microbiology laboratory at Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangalore...
Subjects
Medical Subject Headings: parasitic diseases
free text keywords: Malaria, P vivax, P falciparum, Therapeutics. Pharmacology, RM1-950, Toxicology. Poisons, RA1190-1270
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