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September 2018

Blood samples were collected aiming to evaluate the recombinant antigens B2t and 2B2t, compared with hydatid fluid, in IgG-ELISA and immunostrips for the diagnosis and follow up of cystic echinococcosis patients within the framework of HERACLES project. Hernández-González, Sánchez-Ovejero, et al. (2018)

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Policy Platform

Innovative digital technologies for quality assurance of diagnosis of human African trypanosomiasis

Epco Hasker, Jean Kwete, Raquel Inocencio da Luz, Alain Mpanya, Nicolas Bebronne, Jacquies Makabuza, Yves Claeys, Jérémie Ilunga, Veerle Lejon, Dieudonné Mumba Ngoyi, Philippe Büscher, Marleen Boelaert, Erick Mwamba Miaka

Reviews

Coinfections and comorbidities in African health systems: At the interface of infectious and noninfectious diseases

Derick Nii Mensah Osakunor, David Moinina Sengeh, Francisca Mutapi

Atypical leishmaniasis: A global perspective with emphasis on the Indian subcontinent

Lovlesh Thakur, Kiran K. Singh, Vinay Shanker, Ajeet Negi, Aklank Jain, Greg Matlashewski, Manju Jain

Research Articles

Evaluation of Auramine O staining and conventional PCR for leprosy diagnosis: A comparative cross-sectional study from Ethiopia

Selfu Girma, Charlotte Avanzi, Kidist Bobosha, Kassu Desta, Munir H. Idriss, Philippe Busso, Yohannes Tsegaye, Shimelis Nigusse, Tsegaye Hailu, Stewart T. Cole, Abraham Aseffa

Optimization of sand fly embryo microinjection for gene editing by CRISPR/Cas9

Ines Martin-Martin, Azadeh Aryan, Claudio Meneses, Zach N. Adelman, Eric Calvo

Improving systematic rabies surveillance in Cameroon: A pilot initiative and results for 2014-2016

Casimir Ledoux Sofeu, Anaïs Broban, Amadou Njifou Njimah, Jean Blaise Momo, Serge Alain Sadeuh-Mba, Sophie Druelles, Maïna L’Azou, Mathurin Cyrille Tejiokem

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