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

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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.)


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