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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MULDER C, MGODE GF, ELLIS H, VALVERDE E, BEYENE N, COX C, REID SE, VAN'T HOOG AH, EDWARDS TL. (2017). ACCURACY OF GIANT AFRICAN POUCHED RATS FOR DIAGNOSING TUBERCULOSIS: COMPARISON WITH CULTURE AND XPERT® MTB/RIF. - INT J TUBERC LUNG DIS. 2017 NOV 1;21(11):1127-1133.
November 3, 2017
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)
July 27, 2017
EDWARDS T., BROWNE C., SCHOON A., COX C., POLING A. (2017). ANIMAL OLFACTORY DETECTION OF HUMAN DISEASES: GUIDELINES AND SYSTEMATIC REVIEW - JOURNAL OF VETERINARY BEHAVIOR: CLINICAL APPLICATIONS AND RESEARCH , VOLUME 20 , 59 - 73
July 1, 2017
EDWARDS TL., ELLIS H., WATKINS EE., MULDER C., MGODE G., COX C., POLING A. (2017). TUBERCULOSIS DETECTION BY POUCHED RATS: OPPORTUNITIES FOR REINFORCEMENT UNDER LOW-PREVALENCE CONDITIONS - BEHAVIOURAL PROCESSES. - DOI: 10.1016/J.BEPROC.2017.05.015
May 26, 2017
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
April 1, 2017
MULDER C., MGODE G., REID SE. (2017) TUBERCULOSIS DIAGNOSTIC TECHNOLOGY: AN AFRICAN SOLUTION … THINK RATS. AFRICAN JOURNAL OF LABORATORY MEDICINE 2017;6(2), A420.
March 1, 2017
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
October 1, 2016
BOLD M. ET AL (2016). MINE DETECTION RATS - APOPO - EFFICIENCY AND EFFECTIVENESS STUDY USING MDR CAPABILITY. GENEVA INTERNATIONAL CENTRE FOR HUMANITARIAN DEMINING (GICHD).
August 1, 2016
EDWARDS T., LA LONDE K., COX C., WEETJENS B. & POLING A. (2015). EFFECTS OF SCHEDULES OF REINFORCEMENT ON POUCHED RATS’ PERFORMANCE IN URBAN SEARCH-AND-RESCUE TRAINING. JOURNAL OF APPLIED BEHAVIOR ANALYSIS 2016, 49, 199–204
November 16, 2015