An evaluation of the effectiveness of the trachoma surveillance strategy and the use of alternative diagnostic indicators to validate the elimination of blinding trachoma in Ghana

To determine if PCR or serology techniques are better than TF for assessing Trachoma prevalence during the surveillance phase of Trachoma Elimination Programs.

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Implementation partner(s): Ghana MOH

Publications

Serological and PCR-based markers of ocular Chlamydia trachomatis transmission in northern Ghana after elimination of trachoma as a public health problem

Laura G. Senyonjo et al.
2018, Issue no. 12, pages e0007027

Notes

Additional serologic analyses, including Yaws, will be supported by other donors.

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