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Clinic and laboratory malaria research: comparison of diagnosis methods.
Venezuela (FEVESOCEM) - Central University of Venezuela, Caracas
Center for studies on malaria, National Institute of Hygiene, University City, Caracas Venezuela
Dr. Oscar Noya GonzaleZ
Dr. Oscar Noya Gonzalez, Dra. Belquis de Noya, Dra. Albina Wide, Dra. Yusti ,Alarc
English, Spanish, Portuguese and French
Type of Research Project
- Clinical Project with Laboratory work
What is the background of the project?
Clinic and laboratory malaria research: comparison of diagnosis methods parasitological, immune and molecular tool. At the same time the student will have the opportunity of have a clinical experience with the patients and have a real approximation to their disease and Evolution. Aim: To determinate levels of sensitivity and specificity of laboratory diagnostic methods for Malaria Used Techniques: PCR, Thick Film, Peripheral Blood Smear, Immunochromatographic tests, Antigen capture
What is the aim of the project?
To determinate levels of sensitivity and specificity of laboratory diagnostic methods for Malaria
What techniques and methods are used?
PCR, Thick Film, Peripheral Blood Smear, Immunochromatographic tests, Antigen capture
What is the role of the student?
- The student will mainly observe
- The student will observe the practical experiments but will be highly involved in the analysis of the results
What are the tasks expected to be accomplished by the student?
The student must learnt how to determinate levels of sensitivity and specificity of laboratory diagnostic methods for Malaria
Will there be any theoretical teaching provided (preliminary readings, lectures, courses, seminars etc)
What is expected from the student at the end of the research exchange? What will be the general outcome of the student?
What skills are required of the student? Is there any special knowledge or a certain level of studies needed?
Minimum level of studies: 2nd year approved including the subjects microbiology and Histology. the student can not treat the patients nor emit results. the student can not treat the patients nor emit results for the use of students considering participating in the project,
Are there any legal limitations in the student’s involvement
Type of students accepted
This project accepts: - Medical students - Graduated students (less than 6 months)
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