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Laboratory diagnosis of Buruli ulcer

F. Portaels, Eds.: World Health Organization WHO, (2014)

A manual for health care providers. This manual provides expert guidance on the laboratory techniques and procedures used in the diagnosis of Buruli ulcer, a disease caused by Mycobacterium ulcerans. Aimed at laboratory technicians and scientists working on this disease, the manual details the exact procedures to follow when performing a range of diagnostic tests. Recommended procedures, intended for use throughout the health system, are presented at levels appropriate for peripheral, district and central services and in accordance with the varying resources, skills and equipment typically found in countries where Buruli ulcer is endemic.

Accuracy of Five Algorithms to Diagnose Gambiense Human African Trypanosomiasis

Francesco Checchi, Francois Chappuis, Unni Karunakara, Gerardo Priotto, Daniel Chandramohan, (2011)

Plos Neglected Tropical Diaseses, vol. 5 (2011) Issue 7 e1233. Open Access. Please download from the website

Preventive chemotherapy in human helminthiasis : coordinated use of anthelminthic drugs in control

World Health Organization, (2006)

Coordinated Use of Anthelminthic Drugs in Control Interventions: a Manual for Health Professionals and Programme Managers

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