WWARN is continually updating a library of standardised procedures that offer guidance in the execution of various activities in the fields of clinical, in vitro, pharmacology, data collection and molecular analysis for antimalarial drug resistance researchers. Please read our tools and resources usage guidance.

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Publication Code: INV08

Drug susceptibility assay measuring SYBR®Green I fluorescence in laboratory strains and field isolates

Version: 1.0

Publication Code: EXT09

PCR amplification of the polymorphic marker msp2 to distinguish recrudescences from reinfections

Version: 1.0

Publication Code: EXT01

Molecular Testing for Malaria - preparing dried blood spots by finger prick

Version: 1.0

Publication Code: SAF04

A process for assuring competency in the emergency medical response provided by trial team members through emergency scenario training

Version: 2.0

Publication Code: EXT06

PCR amplification of the polymorphic marker glurp to distinguish recrudescences from reinfections

Version: 1.0

Publication Code: MOL04

Estimating Plasmodium falciparum and human DNA concentration in infected blood samples by fluorometer and real-time PCR

Version: v1.0

Publication Code: CL11

Obtaining fingerprick and heel stick blood samples for preparing thick/thin blood smears and filter paper samples

Version: 2.0

Publication Code: CL06

A process for case management of patients with hyperparasitaemia in field malaria drug trials

Version: 1.0

Publication Code: CL03

A general process for collecting the standard 12-lead clinical trial ECG data, to support any trial-specific instructions

Version: 1.2

Publication Code: MOL03, CLI06

Preparing and preserving dried blood spot samples for genetic analysis

Version: v1.2