1114 Surveillance of kelch-13 mutation in Ghana


Locations: Ghana (GH)

Anita Ghansah is investigating Plasmodium falciparum genomic population structure in Ghana, specifically monitoring for occurrence of the kelch-13 mutation, known to confer drug resistance in South East Asia. This study is contributing to the Plasmodium Diversity Network Africa (PDNA), an African-led network investigating the genetic diversity and drug resistance of Plasmodium parasites across Africa.