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finnegag

Survey: What do you want from a diagnostic kit?

By finnegag

BluSense diagnostics has launched a dengue survey to learn more about the diagnostics requirements of the dengue community. If you ...

GHN_Editors

ICASA 2013: International Conference on AIDS and STI’s in Africa December 2013

By GHN_Editors

Date: 7 December 2013 to 11 December 2013 Location: Durban, South Africa ICASA is a biennial conference that alternates between ...

rjlessells

Clinical trials of diagnostics

By rjlessells

I would be very interested to know if anyone has experience of planning or conducting a diagnostic trial. I am ...


Correspondence re: Familiar barriers still unresolved - a perspective on the Zika virus outbreak research response

3rd March 2019 • comment

Recurrent recent arbovirus infections suggested by serologic data and unspecific symptoms highlight the need for exhaustive virologic testing.

25th January 2019 • comment

The authors of this study have identified three major bottlenecks in the implementation of a swift response to the increasing frequency of widespread infectious disease outbreaks: the absence of a timeline for the funding process, delays in regulatory and ethical approval, and the challenging logistics of laboratory support, including diagnostics.

9th November 2018 • comment

Evaluation of NS1 antigen assay as an alternative to RT-PCR for the early diagnosis of dengue

11th June 2016 • comment

Evaluation of rapid diagnostic test for dengue virus

8th June 2016 • comment

Vector control, surveillance, drugs, diagnostics and vaccines all hold exciting potential but none can solve the problem alone. We need an integrated approach.

4th April 2016 • comment

Xpert MTB/RIF assay for pulmonary tuberculosis and rifampicin resistance in adults

by Karen R Steingart, Hojoon Sohn, Ian Schiller, Lorie A Kloda, Catharine C Boehme, Madhu Pai, Nandini Dendukuri
6th March 2013 • comment

Development and Validation of a Novel Diagnostic Test for Human Brucellosis Using a Glyco-engineered Antigen Coupled to Magnetic Beads

by Andrés E. Ciocchini, Diego A. Rey Serantes, Luciano J. Melli, Jeremy A. Iwashkiw, Bettina Deodata, Jorge Wallach, Mario F. FEldman, Juan E. Ugalde, Diego J. Comerci
27th February 2013 • comment
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14th August 2012 • comment

Requirements for high impact diagnostics in the developing world

by Mickey Urdea, Laura A. Penny, Stuart S. Olmsted, Maria Y. Giovanni, Peter Kaspar, Andrew Shepherd, Penny Wilson, Carol A. Dahl, Steven Buchsbaum, Gerry Moeller, Deborah C. Hay Burgess
9th August 2012 • comment

Enteric fever diagnostics reviews

by Paula Bianca Blomquist
18th July 2012 • comment

Microfluid technologies

by Paula Bianca Blomquist
16th July 2012 • comment
16th July 2012 • comment

Promise versus Reality: Optimism Bias in Package Inserts for Tuberculosis Diagnostics

by Claudia M. Denkinger, Jasmine Grenier, Jessica Minion, Madhukar Pai
13th July 2012 • comment

Point-of-Care Tests to Strengthen Health Systems and Save Newborn Lives: The Case of Syphilis

by David Mabey, Kimberly Sollis, Helen Kelly, Adele Schwartz Benzaken, Edward Bitarakwate, John Changalucha, Xiang-Sheng Chen, Yue-Pin Ying, Patricia Garcia, Susan Strasser, Namwinga Chintu, Tikki Pang, Fern Terris-Prestholt, Sedona Sweeney, Rosanna Peeling
10th July 2012 • comment

A Research Agenda for Helminth Diseases of Humans: Diagnostics for Control and Elimination Programmes

by James S. McCarthy, Sara Lustigman, Guo-Jing Yang, Rashida M. Barakat, Héctor H. García, Banchob Sripa, Arve Lee Willingham, Roger K. Prichard, María-Gloria Basáñez
10th July 2012 • comment

Towards Point-of-Care Diagnostic and Staging Tools for Human African Trypanosomiaisis

by Enock Matovu, Anne Juliet Kazibwe, Claire Mack Mugasa, Joseph Mathu Ndungu, Zablon Kithingi
10th July 2012 • comment
16th February 2012 • comment

Evidence-Based Tuberculosis Diagnosis

by Madhukar Pai, Andrew Ramsay, Richard O'Brien
16th February 2012 • comment
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4th December 2011 • comment