Diagnostic Test Guidance

Tara Brandt of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention provided guidance on using filariasis test strips (FTS) for diagnosing LF on January 14, 2020. She discussed the WHO FTS request process, FTS storage, FTS positive control, and the testing algorithm.

Tara Brandt, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Training Materials
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Lymphatic Filariasis
All Countries, Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Mali, Niger, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo
Focus Areas
NTD Capacity Building, Monitoring, Evaluation, Research, Learning and Adapting (MERLA), Disease-specific assessments, post-treatment surveillance, and related training, Learning & quality improvement
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