Asymptomatic Plasmodium malariae infections in children from suburban areas of Yaoundé, Cameroon.


The gold standard for malaria diagnosis is the microscopic examination of Giemsa stained thick blood smears though microscopy mostly may not detect the presence of Plasmodium species infections in asymptomatic samples. In the reported study, we used two diagnostic methods viz. the conventional microscopic examination and polymerase chain reaction (PCR… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.parint.2017.02.009