The Performance of a Rapid Diagnostic Test in Detecting Malaria Infection in Pregnant Women and the Impact of Missed Infections

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BACKGROUND Intermittent screening and treatment in pregnancy (ISTp) is a potential strategy for the control of malaria during pregnancy. However, the frequency and consequences of malaria infections missed by a rapid diagnostic test (RDT) for malaria are a concern. METHODS Primigravidae and secundigravidae who participated in the ISTp arm of a… (More)
DOI: 10.1093/cid/civ1198

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@inproceedings{Williams2016ThePO, title={The Performance of a Rapid Diagnostic Test in Detecting Malaria Infection in Pregnant Women and the Impact of Missed Infections}, author={John E. Williams and Matthew E Cairns and Fanta Njie and Stephen Laryea Quaye and Timothy Awine and Abraham Rexford Oduro and Harry K Tagbor and Kalifa A Bojang and Pascal Magnussen and Feiko O Ter Kuile and Arouna Woukeu and Paul Milligan and D. Chandramohan and Brian Greenwood}, booktitle={Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America}, year={2016} }