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The Role of Rapid Diagnostic Tests in Managing Malaria

By Zeno Bisoffi, Federico Gobbi, Andrea Angheben and Jef Van den Ende


Zeno Bisoffi and colleagues discuss a new clinical trial in Zanzibar comparing symptom-based clinical diagnosis of malaria versus clinical diagnosis plus rapid diagnostic tests

Topics: Perspective
Publisher: Public Library of Science
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Provided by: PubMed Central

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