The ParaSight-F Test: A Simple Rapid Manual Dipstick Test to Detect Plasmodium Falciparum Infection

Parasitol Today. 1994 Dec;10(12):494-5. doi: 10.1016/0169-4758(94)90164-3.


A rapid diagnostic for Plasmodium falciparum based on an antigen capture has been incorporated in a simple, easily interpreted dipstick by Becton Dickinson Advanced Diagnostics. In this article Clive Shiff, Japhet Minjas and Zul Premji discuss its evaluation in rural Tanzania and the implications of such a test in handling malaria cases under field conditions.