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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Haylee Ellis, Christiaan Mulder, Emilio Valverde, Alan Poling, Timothy Edwards. Reproducibility of African giant pouched rats detecting mycobacterium tuberculosis - Biomed Central. 

 

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Christiaan Mulder, Georgies Mgode, Stewart E. Reid; Tuberculosis diagnostic technology: an African solution … think rats. African journal of laboratory medicine.

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Alan Poling, Emilio Valverde, Negussie Beyene et al. 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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Mikael Bold et al: Mine Detection Rats - APOPO - Efficiency and Effectiveness Study using MDR capability. Geneva International Centre for humanitarian demining (GICHD).

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Timothy L. Edwards, Emilio Valverde, Christiaan Mulder, et al. Pouched rats as detectors of tuberculosis: comparison to concentrated smear microscopyEuropean Respiratory Journal

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Reither K, Weetjens BJ, et al. 2015 Evaluation of Giant African Pouched Rats for Detection of Pulmonary Tuberculosis in Patients from a High-Endemic Setting. PLoS ONE, October 2015, 10(10): e0135877. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0135877

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The Pan African Medical Journal, August 2015, 21:333 doi:10.11604/pamj.2015.21.333.2977

Poling, A., Mgode,G. et al. 2015, Using giant african pouched rats to detect human tuberculosis: a review

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Timothy L. Edwards, Christophe Cox et al: Giant African pouched rats (Cricetomys gambianus) that work on tilled soil accurately detect land mines. Journal of Applied Behavioral Analysis

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Mgode,G., Cohen- Bacrie,S. et al. 2014. Mycobacterium Genotypes in Pulmonary Tuberculosis Infections and Their Detection by Trained African Giant Pouched Rats. Current Microbiology, October 2014, 69(4)

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