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Laboratory technique for the study of malaria.

Percy George Shute

Laboratory technique for the study of malaria.

by Percy George Shute

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Published by Churchill .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsMaryon, Marjorie Ethel.
The Physical Object
Pagination112p.,ill.,21cm
Number of Pages112
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20004076M

PRINCIPLE. RDTs for the detection of malaria antigens are based on the immunochromatographic test principle. These RDTs capture parasite antigen from peripheral blood using monoclonal antibodies prepared against a target malarial antigen and conjugated to gold particles in a mobile phase. Test area contains immobilized monoclonal antibody, which captures the Ag-Ab complex giving a visible line. 5 Key Points – Malaria Microscopy remains the gold standard diagnostic tool and is the only technique that can reliably distinguish asexual from sexual parasitemia RDTs are designed to detect P. falciparumwith >95% sensitivity at parasitemia of % ( parasites/uL) Sensitivity of RDTs for non-falciparum malaria can be.

behalf of the WHO Global Malaria Programme (co-ordinators: David Bell, WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific and Andrea Bosman, WHO Global Malaria Programme). The project arose from a proposal made at the WHO consultation on quality assurance for malaria microscopy in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, in The Malaria Challenge is a multimedia resource which can provide you with information on the lifecycle of the malaria parasite and how the disease can be treated and prevented. It includes videos, animations and interviews with malaria researchers to give.

malaria is the most important tropical disease, with to million deaths per year, most of them among children under five. One of four childhood deaths in Africa is caused by malaria, and Africa accounts for 80% of malarial morbidity and 90% of mortality. The World Bank estimates that in malaria was responsible for the loss of. techniques are increasingly used to diagnose parasite structures in order to enhance the identification and characterization of parasites. The objective of the present study was to review the main current and new diagnostic techniques for confirmation of parasite .


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Laboratory technique for the study of malaria by Percy George Shute Download PDF EPUB FB2

Laboratory Manual: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Shute, Percy George. Laboratory technique for the study of malaria. London, Churchill, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Percy G Shute; Marjorie E Maryon.

Delay in diagnosis and treatment is a leading cause of death in malaria patients in the United States. Malaria can be suspected based on the patient’s travel history, symptoms, and the physical findings at examination.

However, for a definitive diagnosis to be made, laboratory tests must demonstrate the malaria parasites or their components. This study describes the application of a resource-conserving testing algorithm employing sample pooling for real-time PCR assays for malaria in a cohort of pregnant women in Kinshasa.

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Laboratory diagnosis of malaria requires the identification of the parasite or its antigens/ products in the patient’s blood. The requirements of a diagnostic test are specificity, sensitivity, ease of performance and a reasonable cost. Current available techniques can be separated in three categories: Microscopy; Immunological techniques.

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A widespread and potentially lethal human infectious disease, at its peak malaria infested every continent, except Antarctica. Its prevention and treatment have been targeted in science and medicine for hundreds of years.

The mainstay of malaria diagnosis has been the microscopic examination of blood, utilizing blood films. Although blood is the sample most frequently used to make a diagnosis, both saliva and urine have been investigated as alternative, less invasive specimens.

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Microscopic examination remains the “gold standard” for laboratory confirmation of malaria. Microscopy is an established, relatively simple technique that is familiar to most laboratorians. Any laboratory that can perform routine hematology test is equipped to perform a thick and thin blood smear.

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There are four main types of Plasmodium (P) species that infect humans. Plasmodium vivax and Plasmodium ovale, which cause a relapsing form of the disease, and; Plasmodium malariae and Plasmodium falciparum, which do not cause relapses. METHODS IN MALARIA RESEARCH 6th edition. Welcome to this new edition of Methods in Malaria Research which contains protocols provided by scientists from the global malaria community.

The manual is considered a “working document” that, with the help of our readers and users, will continuously grow and evolve as new and improved methods are.by malaria stimulated the creation of the Malaria “Blue Book” in Prevention and treatment of malaria is more complex due to the emergence of drug resistance, pesticide resistant mosquito vectors, and large populations of infected people in many areas of the world.

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