RADIATES Consortium: Development, evaluation and impact of RT-LAMP diagnostics and sequence surveillance on SARS-CoV-2 transmission in South Africa

  • Funded by European & Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP)
  • Total publications:7 publications

Grant number: RIA2020EF-3030

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  • Funder

    European & Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP)
  • Principle Investigator

  • Research Location

    South Africa, Africa
  • Lead Research Institution

    National Health Laboratory Service (NHLS)
  • Research Category

    Pathogen: natural history, transmission and diagnostics

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  • Clinical Trial Details

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The RADIATES Consortium (RIA2020EF-3030) aims to optimise and evaluate a cost-effective reverse transcriptional loop-mediated isothermal amplification (RT-LAMP) diagnostic platform for point-of-care testing in resource-limited settings.

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Differential regulation of mRNA stability modulates transcriptional memory and facilitates environmental adaptation.

OPUSeq simplifies detection of low-frequency DNA variants and uncovers fragmentase-associated artifacts.

The evolving SARS-CoV-2 epidemic in Africa: Insights from rapidly expanding genomic surveillance.

Emergence and phenotypic characterization of the global SARS-CoV-2 C.1.2 lineage.

Rapid epidemic expansion of the SARS-CoV-2 Omicron variant in southern Africa.

Neutralisation sensitivity of the SARS-CoV-2 omicron (B.1.1.529) variant: a cross-sectional study.

A year of genomic surveillance reveals how the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic unfolded in Africa.