Use of the Parasight-F diagnostic test for imported malaria in a travel clinic.

Abstract

The Parasight-F test based on the detection of a soluble antigen specific for Plasmodium falciparum is designed for the immediate diagnosis of malaria infection. We evaluated its use by clinicians during consultations. This prospective study of its diagnostic utility in febrile patients consulting a travel clinic on their return from areas endemic for… (More)

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@article{Bouchaud2000UseOT, title={Use of the Parasight-F diagnostic test for imported malaria in a travel clinic.}, author={Oliver Bouchaud and Sandrine Houz{\'e} and Christine Longuet and J P di Piazza and Chiara Ruggieri and Y S{\'e}cardin and Jean P Coulaud and Jacques Le bras}, journal={The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene}, year={2000}, volume={63 1-2}, pages={76-9} }