This study evaluated the performance of PATH’s rapid diagnostic assay detecting histidine rich protein 2 (HRP-2) antigen when used by local health care providers in a rural field setting in Lao PDR and examined rapid diagnostic assays as a strategy to identify participants for in vivo treatment trials in a rural field site.

Author(s): Labbé AC, Pillai DR, Hongvangthong B, et al

Corporate author(s): PATH; University of Toronto; Institute of Malariology, Parasitology, and Entomology, Lao PDR

Publication date: January 1999

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