Establishment of the 1st World Health Organization International Standard for Plasmodium falciparum DNA for nucleic acid amplification technique (NAT)-based assays

@article{Padley2007EstablishmentOT,
  title={Establishment of the 1st World Health Organization International Standard for Plasmodium falciparum DNA for nucleic acid amplification technique (NAT)-based assays},
  author={David J Padley and Alan B Heath and Colin J. Sutherland and Peter Chiodini and Sally A. Baylis},
  journal={Malaria Journal},
  year={2007},
  volume={7},
  pages={139 - 139}
}
In order to harmonize results for the detection and quantification of Plasmodium falciparum DNA by nucleic acid amplification technique (NAT)-based assays, a World Health Organization (WHO) collaborative study was performed, evaluating a series of candidate standard preparations. Fourteen laboratories from 10 different countries participated in the collaborative study. Four candidate preparations based upon blood samples parasitaemic for P. falciparum were evaluated in the study. Sample AA was… CONTINUE READING
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