Rapid fever panel test

CONDITION ADDRESSED: Malaria

Diagnostic
Diagnostic
  • PREVENTION
  • DIAGNOSTIC
  • TREATMENT

CONTACT INFORMATION

Organization

Pakar Biomedika Indonesia, Co

Individual Contact

Application

  • Designed for point of care in low-resource settings

 

Advantages

  • Can test for fevers caused by dengue, malaria, typhoid, and Leptospirosis to diagnose the cause of fever and prescribe the appropriate antibiotic without laboratory tests;
  • Test costs around $4-$6;
  • Allows for the selective usage of antibiotics.

 

Proposed Next Steps for Development

  • Develop and conduct a pilot study;
  • Advocate the local policy maker and the department of health.

Stage of Development

Field/clinical studies