[The diagnosis of malaria by the thick film and the QBC: a comparative study of both technics].

@article{Cabezos1993TheDO,
  title={[The diagnosis of malaria by the thick film and the QBC: a comparative study of both technics].},
  author={J Cabezos and J. L. Bada},
  journal={Medicina clinica},
  year={1993},
  volume={101 3},
  pages={91-4}
}
BACKGROUND The diagnosis of paludism is important because of the severity of the clinical picture caused by Plasmodium falciparum, the increasing number of travellers to endemic zones and the emigration from these zones. A comparative study of the QBC techniques (staining with acridin orange and observation with ultraviolet light) and the thick film with Giemsa staining was carried out. METHODS The QBC and thick film were performed parallelly for 17 months in a total of 623 samples pertaining… CONTINUE READING
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