Comparison of Filariasis Binax Test and Alere Test Strip

Binax Now Filariasis Test vs. Alere Filariasis Test Strip Comparison

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Completed
Completion date: 01 May 2012
Sample size: 519
Implementation partner(s): LIBR (Bolay)

Completed
Completion date: 05 Sep 2014
Sample size: 1 000
Implementation partner(s): UI (Supali)

Completed
Completion date: 01 Mar 2014
Sample size: 852
Implementation partner(s): University of Ruhuna

Publications

Laboratory and field evaluation of a new rapid test for detecting Wuchereria bancrofti antigen in human blood

Weil GJ, Curtis KC, Fakoli L, Fischer K, Gankpala L, Lammie PJ, Majewski AC, Won KY, Bolay FK, Fischer PK
2013, Issue no. 89, pages 11-15

A comparison of two tests for filarial antigenemia in areas in Sri Lanka and Indonesia with low-level persistence of lymphatic filariasis following mass drug administration

Thishan C. Yahathugoda, Taniawati Supali, Ramakrishna U. Rao, Yenny Djuardi, Difa Stefani, Femmy Pical, Peter U. Fischer, Melanie M. Lloyd, Prasad H. Premaratne, Mirani V. Weerasooriya, Gary J. Weil
2013, Issue no. 369

Notes

Liberia: Completed May 2012, Published in 2013

Indonesia: Pekalongan site completed Q3/2014

Sri Lanka: Completed 2Q/2014.

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