Microscopy and molecular biology for the diagnosis and evaluation of malaria in a hospital in a rural area of Ethiopia Full Text
Malaria Journal, 06/14/2012
Santana–Morales MA et al. – Accurate malaria diagnostic methods have a great effect in the reduction of the number of malaria–infected individuals. SnM–PCR detection of malaria parasites may be a very useful complement to microscopic examination in order to obtain the real prevalence of each Plasmodium species. Although SnM–PCR shows that it is a good tool for the determination of Plasmodium species, today light microscopy remains the only viabletool for malaria diagnosis in developing countries.