Comparison of Kato-Katz and PCR for STH

Research question

To compare the sensitivity of double-slide Kato-Katz and multi-parallel real-time polymerase chain reaction (PCR) in the detection of Ascaris, hookworm, and Trichuris infection among children in rural Bangladesh

Study sites

This study is Completed

Contact

Katie Gass

Lead institution(s)

Funding partner(s)

Reference information

NTD-SC #
089G
Completed on

Tags

Disease(s)
Soil-transmitted helminthiasis
Research topic(s)
Sustained control
Comparison
Diagnostics
Study design(s)
Cross-sectional
Indicator(s)
Prevalence