Published on in Vol 9 , No 11 (2020) :November

Preprints (earlier versions) of this paper are available at https://preprints.jmir.org/preprint/21430, first published .
Point-of-Care Approaches for Meningitis Diagnosis in a Low-Resource Setting (Southwestern Uganda): Observational Cohort Study Protocol of the “PI-POC” Trial

Point-of-Care Approaches for Meningitis Diagnosis in a Low-Resource Setting (Southwestern Uganda): Observational Cohort Study Protocol of the “PI-POC” Trial

Point-of-Care Approaches for Meningitis Diagnosis in a Low-Resource Setting (Southwestern Uganda): Observational Cohort Study Protocol of the “PI-POC” Trial

Giulia Gaudenzi 1, 2 * , BSc, MSc, PhD ;   Elias Kumbakumba 3 * , MD ;   Reza Rasti 1 * , MD ;   Deborah Nanjebe 4 , MSc ;   Pedro Réu 5 , PhD ;   Dan Nyehangane 4 , MSc ;   Andreas Mårtensson 6 , MD, PhD ;   Milly Nassejje 3 , MD ;   Jens Karlsson 7 , MSc ;   John Mzee 3, 8 , MD ;   Peter Nilsson 5 , PhD ;   Stephen Businge 3, 8 , MD ;   Edmund Loh 7, 9 , BSc, MSc, PhD ;   Yap Boum II 3, 4 , PhD ;   Helene Andersson-Svahn 2 , PhD ;   Jesper Gantelius 2 , PhD, MD ;   Juliet Mwanga-Amumpaire 3, 4 , MD ;   Tobias Alfvén 1 , BSc, MD, PhD

1 Department of Global Public Health , Karolinska Institutet , Stockholm , SE

2 Division of Nanobiotechnology , Department of Protein Science , KTH Royal Institute of Technology, SciLifeLab , Stockholm , SE

3 Department of Paediatrics and Child Health , Faculty of Medicine , Mbarara University of Science and Technology , Mbarara , UG

4 MSF Epicentre Mbarara Research Centre , Mbarara , UG

5 Division of Affinity Proteomics , Department of Protein Science , KTH Royal Institute of Technology, SciLifeLab , Stockholm , SE

6 Department of Women's and Children's Health, International Maternal and Child Health , Uppsala University , Uppsala , SE

7 Department of Microbiology, Tumor, and Cell Biology , BioClinicum , Karolinska University Hospital , Stockholm , SE

8 Holy Innocents Children’s Hospital , Mbarara , UG

9 SCELSE , Nanyang Technological University , Singapore , SG

*these authors contributed equally

Corresponding Author:

  • Giulia Gaudenzi, BSc, MSc, PhD
  • Department of Global Public Health
  • Karolinska Institutet
  • Tomtebodavägen 18 A
  • Stockholm
  • SE
  • Phone: 46 763446161
  • Email: giulia.gaudenzi@ki.se