Comparison of Parascreen Pan/Pf, Paracheck Pf and light microscopy for detection of malaria among febrile patients, Northwest Ethiopia.

@article{Endeshaw2010ComparisonOP,
  title={Comparison of Parascreen Pan/Pf, Paracheck Pf and light microscopy for detection of malaria among febrile patients, Northwest Ethiopia.},
  author={Tekola Endeshaw and Patricia M. Graves and Estifanos Biru Shargie and Teshome Gebre and Berhan Ayele and Gideon Yohannes and Mulat Zerihun and Asrat Genet and Berhanu Melak and Amha Kebede and Daddi Jima and Zerihun Tadesse and Jeremiah J. Ngondi and Aryc W. Mosher and Frank O. Richards and Paul M. Emerson},
  journal={Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene},
  year={2010},
  volume={104 7},
  pages={467-74}
}
Two malaria rapid diagnostic tests (RDT), Parascreen Pan/Pf and Paracheck Pf, were tested in rural health centres in Ethiopia against independent expert microscopy (the gold standard). Participants (n =1997) presented with presumptive malaria to ten health centers in Amhara Regional State during the 2007 peak malaria season (October to December). By… CONTINUE READING