Increased use of malaria rapid diagnostic tests improves targeting of anti-malarial treatment in rural Tanzania: implications for nationwide rollout of malaria rapid diagnostic tests Full Text
Malaria Journal, 07/03/2012
Masanja IM et al. – Implementation of RDTs increased use of RDTs for parasitological confirmation and reduced over–treatment with ACT during high malaria transmission season in one area in Tanzania. Continued monitoring of the national RDT rollout will be needed to assess whether these changes in case management practices will be replicated in other areas and sustained over time.