Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, December 16th, 2003
In a recent study, scientists in Ghana "compared the VecTest dipstick assay for detection of Plasmodium sporozoites in Anopheles vectors of malaria with standard circumsporozoite (CS) microplate ELISA for detection of Plasmodium falciparum circumsporozoite protein (PfCSP) in Anopheles mosquitoes."
"Mosquitoes were collected from a malaria endemic site (Kassena Nankana district) in northern Ghana," explained M.A. Appawu and coauthors at the University of Ghana.
"Of 2,620 randomly sampled mosquitoes tested, the standard...
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