Scientific Publications

APOPO’s innovative detection rats technology is based on empirical and published scientific research.
 We operate under rigorous standards and regularly publish results in peer-reviewed journals.

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Mgode G., Cox C., Mwimanzi S. and Mulder C. (2017). Pediatric tuberculosis detection using trained African giant pouched rats - International Pediatric Research Foundation. doi:10.1038/pr.2018.40 

 

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Mulder C, Mgode GF, Ellis H, Valverde E, Beyene N, Cox C, Reid SE, Van't Hoog AH, Edwards TL. (2017). Accuracy of giant African pouched rats for diagnosing tuberculosis: comparison with culture and Xpert® MTB/RIF. - Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2017 Nov 1;21(11):1127-1133.

 

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Fast C., Bach H., McCarthy P., Cox C. (2017); Mine Detecting Rats Make an Impact in Cambodia. The Journal of Conventional Weapons Destruction (Issue 21.2)

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Edwards T., Browne C., Schoon A., Cox C., Poling A. (2017). Animal olfactory detection of human diseases: Guidelines and systematic review - Journal of Veterinary Behavior: Clinical Applications and Research , Volume 20 , 59 - 73

 

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Edwards TL., Ellis H., Watkins EE., Mulder C., Mgode G., Cox C., Poling A. (2017). Tuberculosis detection by pouched rats: Opportunities for reinforcement under low-prevalence conditions - Behavioural processes. - DOI: 10.1016/j.beproc.2017.05.015

 

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Ellis H., Mulder C., Valverde E., Poling A.,  Edwards T. (2017). Reproducibility of African giant pouched rats detecting mycobacterium tuberculosis - Biomed Central Infectious Diseases. 17:298 

 

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Mulder C., Mgode G., Reid SE. (2017) Tuberculosis diagnostic technology: an African solution … think rats. African Journal of Laboratory Medicine 2017;6(2), a420.

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Poling A., Valverde E., Beyene N., Mulder C., Cox C., MGode G., Edwards T. (2016). Active tuberculosis detection by pouched rats in 2014: More than 2,000 new patients found in two countries. Journal of Applied Behaviour Analysis

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Bold M. et al (2016). Mine Detection Rats - APOPO - Efficiency and Effectiveness Study using MDR capability. Geneva International Centre for humanitarian demining (GICHD).