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Table 3 List of available resource to support the PMS and correct use of malaria RDTs

From: Keep the quality high: the benefits of lot testing for the quality control of malaria rapid diagnostic tests

Type of resource Resource Access
Guidance Post-market surveillance of in vitro diagnostics;jsessionid = E93138DC88FDD4ABD2D215B6406002AB?sequence = 1
SOP Methods manual for laboratory quality control testing of malaria RDTs
SOP Protocol on responding to problems with malaria RDTs
Guide Troubleshooting guide for supervisors overseeing users of malaria RDTs
Form User complaint form for reporting problems and/or adverse events related to diagnostic products
Ref material Plasmodium falciparum antigens (1st International Standard)
Ref material Plasmodium falciparum culture-derived panels filtered by “malaria”
Ref material Plasmodium falciparum and P. vivax recombinant antigens (HRP2, pLDH, aldolase)
Training material Training manuals, job aids, results guides, quizzes and answer keys: available as generic versions for P. falciparum-only, Pf-pan and pan-Pf RDTs, and as RDT product-specific versions.
  1. SOP Standard Operating Procedure, Ref material Reference material