Accuracy of Individual Rapid Tests for Serodiagnosis of Gambiense Sleeping Sickness in West Africa

@inproceedings{Jamonneau2015AccuracyOI,
  title={Accuracy of Individual Rapid Tests for Serodiagnosis of Gambiense Sleeping Sickness in West Africa},
  author={Vincent Jamonneau and Oumou Camara and Hamidou Ilboudo and Moana Peylhard and Mathurin Koffi and Hassane Sakand{\'e} and Louis N’Dri and Dj{\'e}n{\'e}ba Sanou and Emilie Dama and Mamadou Camara and Veerle Lejon},
  booktitle={PLoS neglected tropical diseases},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND Individual rapid tests for serodiagnosis (RDT) of human African trypanosomiasis (HAT) are particularly suited for passive screening and surveillance. However, so far, no large scale evaluation of RDTs has been performed for diagnosis of Trypanosoma brucei gambiense HAT in West Africa. The objective of this study was to assess the diagnostic accuracy of 2 commercial HAT-RDTs on stored plasma samples from West Africa. METHODOLOGY/PRINCIPAL FINDINGS SD Bioline HAT and HAT Sero-K-Set… CONTINUE READING
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