Technology offer : Diagnostic test for Amebiasis (E.histolytica)
Amebiasis is a major cause of parasitic dysentery in developing countries and is estimated to be second only to malaria as the leading cause of protozoan-related mortality worldwide. Infection with Entamoeba histolyticacan cause a wide range of manifestations ranging from asymptomatic carriage to amebic dysentery and amebic liver abscess. E.histolytica have been observed to cause infection in 48 million people worldwide.
Unfortunately current diagnostic methods are not suitable for a rapid field diagnostic. Indeed PCR and microscopic analysis require adapted equipments as well as trained staff.
Ref : OT-00030
Area of activity : HEALTH COSMETOLOGY
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