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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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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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).

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Edwards T., Valverde E., Mulder C., Cox C., Poling A. (2016). Pouched rats as detectors of tuberculosis: comparison to concentrated smear microscopy. European Respiratory Journal 00264-2016;

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Reither K, Jugheli L, Glass TR, Sasamalo M, Mhimbira FA, 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 10(10): e0135877.

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Poling A., Mahoney A., Beyene N., Mgode G., Weetjens B., Cox C. and Durgin A. (2015) Using giant african pouched rats to detect human tuberculosis: a review. The Pan African Medical Journal. 2015;21:333.

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Edwards TL, Cox C, Weetjens B, Tewelde T, Poling A. (2015) Giant African pouched rats (Cricetomys gambianus) that work on tilled soil accurately detect land mines. Journal of Applied Behavioral Analysis 48(3):696-700. doi: 10.1002/jaba.214.