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Diagnostics Liquid biopsy, Point of care testing, Microbiology and immunology, Technology and innovation

A Mouthwatering Malaria Test

Malaria claims over 435,000 lives around the globe each year. In our fight to eradicate the disease, early detection of subclinical and asymptomatic infection (and of those who carry the parasite without falling ill) is vital. However, current blood-based tests are invasive, require administration by clinicians, and often cause patients stress. Now, the world’s first saliva-based rapid diagnostic test (RDT) for malaria – backed by a US$1,199,161 (¥138,269,665) grant from Japan’s Global Health Innovative Technology (GHIT) – seeks to offer a simpler, less invasive alternative (1).

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Luke Turner

While completing my undergraduate degree in Biology, I soon discovered that my passion and strength was for writing about science rather than working in the lab. My master’s degree in Science Communication allowed me to develop my science writing skills and I was lucky enough to come to Texere Publishing straight from University. Here I am given the opportunity to write about cutting edge research and engage with leading scientists, while also being part of a fantastic team!

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