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Pre- and post-admission team meetings
The rationale and conduct of pre- and/or post-admission team meetings which help ensure the trial team works together correctly and efficiently
Version: 2.0 Author: WWARN
Preparing for scheduled trial admission periods
A process for ensuring that issues such as stock, equipment, staff, participants and venue are adequately prepared for scheduled ward admission periods
Version: 2.0 Author: WWARN
Organising trial initiation meetings
A process for when the trial site arranges the initiation meeting/visit for a trial
Version: 2.0 Author: WWARN
Set up and maintenance of the Investigator Site File
A process for sites for generating important documents and a systematic filing system
Version: 2.0 Author: WWARN
General preparation for clinical trial conduct
A process for ensuring that stock, equipment, documentation, staff and venue are adequately prepared for a new clinical trial
Version: 2.0 Author: WWARN
Archiving of clinical trial Essential Documents
A process for archiving Essential Documents generated during a malaria clinical trial
Version: 2.0 Author: WWARN
Piperaquine Survival Assays (PSA) to evaluate the in-vitro and ex-vivo susceptibility of Plasmodium falciparum to piperaquine
This procedure describes two assays to evaluate the susceptibility of Plasmodium falciparum to piperaquine.
Version: V1.0 Author: Benoit Witkowski & Didier Ménard, Institut Pasteur du Cambodge
Obare Method Calculator
A tool to calculate the mean parasite density and assessing whether two blood samples are concordant
Version: v1.0 Author: Obare
Guidelines for the Cryopreservation of field isolates
The purpose of this document is to standardize the methodology for cryopreservation of malaria parasites using glycerolyte
Version: 1.0 Author: Dr. Kesinee Chotivanich
Ring-stage Survival Assays (RSA) to Evaluate the In-Vitro and Ex-Vivo Susceptibility of Plasmodium Falciparum to Artemisinins
Evaluting Plasmodium falciparum susceptibility to artemisinins in laboratory strains and fresh isolates
Version: v1.2 Author: Institut Pasteur du Cambodge & National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases/NIH


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