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Phase II Evaluation of Sensitivity and Specificity of PCR and NASBA Followed by Oligochromatography for Diagnosis of Human African Trypanosomiasis in Clinical Samples from D.R. Congo and Uganda

  • Enock Matovu mail,

    matovue@vetmed.mak.ac.ug

    Affiliation: Department of Veterinary Parasitology and Microbiology, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda

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  • Claire M. Mugasa,

    Affiliations: Department of Veterinary Parasitology and Microbiology, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda, Department of Biomedical Research, Royal Tropical Institute, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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  • Rosine Ali Ekangu,

    Affiliation: Department of Parasitology, Institut National de Recherche Biomédicale (INRB), Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo

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  • Stijn Deborggraeve,

    Affiliations: Department of Parasitology, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium, Rega Institute, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium

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  • George W. Lubega,

    Affiliation: Department of Veterinary Parasitology and Microbiology, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda

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  • Thierry Laurent,

    Affiliation: Coris BioConcept, Gembloux, Belgium

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  • Gerard J. Schoone,

    Affiliation: Department of Biomedical Research, Royal Tropical Institute, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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  • Henk D. Schallig,

    Affiliation: Department of Biomedical Research, Royal Tropical Institute, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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  • Philippe Büscher

    Affiliation: Department of Parasitology, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium

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  • Published: July 06, 2010
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0000737
  • Featured in PLOS Collections

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