Elimination of sleeping sickness hindered by difficult diagnosis [editorial]

V. Lejon, J. Jacobs, P.P. Simarro

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Original languageEnglish
JournalBulletin of the World Health Organization
Volume91
Issue number10
Pages (from-to)718
Number of pages1
ISSN0042-9686
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013

Keywords

  • Protozoal diseases
  • Sleeping sickness
  • Trypanosomiasis-African
  • Trypanosoma brucei gambiense
  • Trypanosoma brucei rhodesiense
  • Vectors
  • Tsetse flies
  • Glossina morsitans morsitans
  • Eradication
  • Barriers
  • Laboratory diagnosis
  • Rapid diagnostic tests
  • Performance
  • Accuracy
  • Specificity
  • Sensitivity
  • Cost-benefit
  • Integrated control
  • Vertical health programs
  • Horizontal health programs
  • Laboratory techniques and procedures

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