Multi-country comparison of diagnostics tools for Onchocerca volvulus, Wuchereria bancrofti and Loa loa

Review status: 
Accepted

Research question

Comparison of different diagnostic tools during onchocerciasis, lymphatic filariasis and Loa loa mapping and epidemiological assessments, including Ov16 ELISA, OV16 rapid diagnostic test (RDT) and skin snip test. (Refer to 065.1, 065.2, 065.3, 65.6 & 65.7.)

Notes

Support for the fieldwork for the overall study is supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Specific countries received support for diagnostics from USAID.

This study is Completed

Contact

Kira Barbre

Funding partner(s)

Reference information

NTD-SC #
65
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Tags

Disease(s)
Loiasis
Lymphatic filariasis
Onchocerciasis
Research topic(s)
Scaling-up
Surveillance
Elimination as a public health problem
Elimination of transmission
Comparison
Diagnostics
Evaluation
Integration
Mapping
Monitoring
Study design(s)