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Volume 86, Issue 5
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645

Abstract

Abstract.

We conducted contact tracing and high-risk group screening using pooled real-time polymerase chain reaction (PCR) to support malaria elimination in Thailand. PCR detected more infections than the local and expert microscopists. High-throughput pooling technique reduced costs and allowed prompt reporting of results.

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  • Received : 05 Oct 2011
  • Accepted : 15 Feb 2012
  • Published online : 01 May 2012
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