Science and innovation in malaria diagnostics


Five species of Plasmodium naturally infect humans. Some species cause non-specific symptoms that can sometimes progress rapidly to severe and fatal outcomes. Early diagnosis and appropriate treatment interrupts progression and cures disease. Confirmation of diagnosis of malaria currently relies on microscopy, or on application of rapid diagnostic tests… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1475-2875-13-S1-O19


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@inproceedings{Krishna2014ScienceAI, title={Science and innovation in malaria diagnostics}, author={Sanjeev Krishna}, booktitle={Malaria Journal}, year={2014} }