THE INVITRO LABORATORY KISUMU

The Malaria parasite culture and drug susceptibility testing laboratory receives malaria samples from across Kenya, conducts immediate ex vivo sensitivity (near-by sites) and in vitro (distant sites) sensitivity testing against a panel of 11 antimalarials namely Chloroquine, Mefloquine, Quinine, Artemisinin, Amodiaquine, Doxycycline, Artemether, Lumefantrine, Primaquine, Tafenoquine, Atovaquone.

Hosea Akala uses the relative flouresence counts to depict per drug 50% Inhition concentration (IC50), a measure of drug efficacy in-vitro.

Hosea Akala uses the relative flouresence counts to depict per drug 50% Inhition concentration (IC50), a measure of drug efficacy in-vitro.

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