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OBJECTIVE The Kato-Katz technique misses a proportion of low-intensity schistosomiasis cases. We set out to estimate the rate of false negative results after Kato-Katz. METHOD Comparison with the(More)
Given that the evolution and spread of resistance to sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine (SP) have been documented at a quick pace worldwide, the present study investigated the mutant Plasmodium falciparum(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the performance of Percoll sedimentation and real-time polymerase chain reaction (PCR) for the detection of S. mansoni cases previously tested as negative by Kato-Katz technique(More)