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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EDWARDS T., VALVERDE E., MULDER C., COX C., POLING A. (2016). POUCHED RATS AS DETECTORS OF TUBERCULOSIS: COMPARISON TO CONCENTRATED SMEAR MICROSCOPY. EUROPEAN RESPIRATORY JOURNAL 00264-2016;
October 7, 2015
REITHER K, JUGHELI L, GLASS TR, SASAMALO M, MHIMBIRA FA, WEETJENS BJ, ET AL. (2015) EVALUATION OF GIANT AFRICAN POUCHED RATS FOR DETECTION OF PULMONARY TUBERCULOSIS IN PATIENTS FROM A HIGH-ENDEMIC SETTING. PLOS ONE 10(10): E0135877.
October 7, 2015
POLING A., MAHONEY A., BEYENE N., MGODE G., WEETJENS B., COX C. AND DURGIN A. (2015) USING GIANT AFRICAN POUCHED RATS TO DETECT HUMAN TUBERCULOSIS: A REVIEW. THE PAN AFRICAN MEDICAL JOURNAL. 2015;21:333.
August 31, 2015
EDWARDS TL, COX C, WEETJENS B, TEWELDE T, POLING A. (2015) GIANT AFRICAN POUCHED RATS (CRICETOMYS GAMBIANUS) THAT WORK ON TILLED SOIL ACCURATELY DETECT LAND MINES. JOURNAL OF APPLIED BEHAVIORAL ANALYSIS 48(3):696-700. DOI: 10.1002/JABA.214.
May 1, 2015
MGODE G., COHEN-BACRIE S., BEDOTTO M. ET AL. (2015). MYCOBACTERIUM GENOTYPES IN PULMONARY TUBERCULOSIS INFECTIONS AND THEIR DETECTION BY TRAINED AFRICAN GIANT POUCHED RATS. CURRENT MICROBIOLOGY, 70: 212.
February 20, 2015
LA LONDE K., MAHONEY A., EDWARDS T., COX C., WEETJENS B., DURGIN A. & POLING A. (2015) TRAINING POUCHED RATS TO FIND PEOPLE. JOURNAL OF APPLIED BEHAVIOR ANALYSIS 2015, 48, 1–10
December 2, 2014
MAHONEY A., LALONDE K., EDWARDS T., COX C., WEETJENS B. AND POLING A. (2014). DETECTION OF CIGARETTES AND OTHER TOBACCO PRODUCTS BY GIANT AFRICAN POUCHED RATS. JOURNAL OF VETERINARY BEHAVIOR: CLINICAL APPLICATIONS AND RESEARCH. V9, ISS5, 262-268
September 1, 2014
MAHONEY A., LALONDE K., EDWARDS T., COX C., WEETJENS B. AND POLING A. (2014). POUCHED RATS’ (CRICETOMYS GAMBIANUS) DETECTION OF SALMONELLA IN HORSE FECES. JOURNAL OF VETERINARY BEHAVIOR: RESEARCH AND APPLICATIONS, 9, 124-126.
May 1, 2014
MAHONEY A., LALONDE K., EDWARDS T., COX C., WEETJENS B. AND POLING A. (2014). LANDMINE-DETECTION RATS: AN EVALUATION OF REINFORCEMENT PROCEDURES UNDER SIMULATED OPERATIONAL CONDITIONS. JOURNAL OF THE EXPERIMENTAL ANALYSIS OF BEHAVIOR, 101: 450–456.
March 27, 2014