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
Issue number10
Pages (from-to)1312-1319
Number of pages8
Publication statusPublished - 2012


  • 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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