Prospective evaluation and comparison of the direct agglutination test and an rK39-antigen-based dipstick test for the diagnosis of suspected kala-azar in Nepal

F Chappuis, S Rijal, R Singh, P Acharya, BMS Karki, ML Das, PA Bovier, P Desjeux, D Le Ray, S Koirala, L Loutan

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Original languageEnglish
JournalTropical Medicine and International Health
Pages (from-to)277-285
Publication statusPublished - 2003


  • B780-tropical-medicine
  • Protozoal diseases
  • Leishmaniasis
  • Visceral
  • Kala azar
  • Laboratory diagnosis
  • Laboratory techniques and procedures
  • Agglutination tests
  • Dipstick
  • k39 antigen
  • Tests
  • Evaluation
  • Comparative study
  • Nepal
  • Asia-South

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