A global comparative evaluation of commercial immunochromatographic rapid diagnostic tests for visceral leishmaniasis

J. Cunningham, E. Hasker, P. Das, S. El Safi, H. Goto, D. Mondal, M. Mbuchi, M. Mukhtar, A. Rabello, A. Rijal, S. Sundar, M. Wasunna, E. Adams, J. Menten, R. Peeling, M. Boelaert

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Original languageEnglish
JournalEmerging Infectious Diseases
Volume55
Issue number10
Pages (from-to)1312-1319
Number of pages8
ISSN1080-6040
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012

Keywords

  • Protozoal diseases
  • Visceral
  • Leishmaniasis
  • Kala azar
  • Leishmania donovani
  • Vectors
  • Sandflies
  • Phlebotomus argentipes
  • Control
  • Diagnosis
  • Rapid diagnostic tests
  • Immunochromatography
  • rK-39 strip test
  • rkE 16 strip test
  • Sensitivity
  • Specificity
  • Accuracy
  • India
  • Asia-South
  • Brazil
  • America-Latin
  • Africa-East

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