Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Volume 9, Issue 2, June 2024

  • Research Article

    Comparison of the Loop-Mediated Isothermal Amplification (LAMP) and the Kato-Katz Techniques in the Diagnosis of Schistosoma mansoni in Burkina Faso

    Farida Carelle Ariane Kabore, Salif Sombie, Bagora Bayala*, Harouna Sore, Nicolas Ouedraogo, Henri Some, Aristide Ouattara, Liz Laetitia Coulibaly, Issiaka Soulama, Jacques Simpore

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 2, June 2024
    Pages: 30-36
    Received: 1 May 2024
    Accepted: 21 May 2024
    Published: 3 June 2024
    Abstract: Intestinal schistosomiasis or intestinal bilharzia, mainly caused by Schistosoma mansoni, is one of the most common parasitic diseases in the world, and a neglected tropical disease (NTD). It ranks first among water-borne diseases and is the 2nd most endemic parasitic disease after malaria and according to the World Health Organization (WHO), schis... Show More