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Archived Comments for: Assessment of the prozone effect in malaria rapid diagnostic tests

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  1. Thin edge of the wedge

    Raymond Jacobson, Hebrew University Hadassah Mediacal School

    1 December 2009

    This is an excellent article that should be circulated widely. Many of my students from developing countries, who have worked with NGOs and MoHs report that they rely totally on RDT and seldom use blood smears to confirm the diagnosis. Microscopy may seem old fashioned, but is still vital in endemic areas.

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