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Unique identifier OMICS_29801
Alternative name PREalignment QUALity filtering
Software type Application/Script
Interface Command line interface
Restrictions to use None
Operating system Unix/Linux
Programming languages C, C++
Computer skills Advanced
Stability Stable
Maintained Yes




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  • person_outline Simon Whelan
  • person_outline Fabien Burki

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Pharmaceutical Equivalence of Distributed Generic Antiretroviral (ARV) in Asian Settings: The Cross Sectional Surveillance Study – PEDA Study

PLoS One
PMCID: 4913952
PMID: 27322409
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0157039

[…] . We also sampled 1 Thai-made (not WHO prequalified) and 1 Indian-made (WHO prequalified) LPV/r generic tablets from 2 private sources (Assess the WHO prequalification database at[,] [Tables , and ].For ARV obtained from hospital sources, ARV Storage conditions were assessed from self-administered questionnaires completed by a hospital pharmacist. Nine out of 10 hosp […]


An Open Source Business Model for Malaria

PLoS One
PMCID: 4320066
PMID: 25658590
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0117150

[…] had a source of regulatory approval, we reviewed on June 17, 2013 all 31 manufacturer/drug combinations on the WHO List of Prequalified Medicinal Products ( related to malaria. This is comprised of nine separate manufacturers for 21 different drug combination formulations.We performed a patent search on July 5, 2013 in the US Patent and Trademar […]


An in depth analysis of pharmaceutical regulation in the Republic of Moldova

PMCID: 4366937
PMID: 25848544
DOI: 10.1186/2052-3211-7-4

[…] drug approval process where the efficacy and safety part of the dossier (application) is approved based on evidence of equivalence other than through in vivo equivalence testing ( Conference on Harmonisation of Technical Requirements for Registration of Pharmaceuticals for Human Use (ICH).cRaudsep […]


Intervening in global markets to improve access to HIV/AIDS treatment: an analysis of international policies and the dynamics of global antiretroviral medicines markets

PMCID: 2883977
PMID: 20500827
DOI: 10.1186/1744-8603-6-9

[…] Quality Certification: WHO Prequal and the FDA maintained a level playing field by assuring that producers were competing on ARVs of similar quality, and corrected information asymmetries around quality for purchasers. However, […]


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PREQUAL institution(s)
Department of Evolutionary Genetics, Program in Evolutionary Biology, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden; Department of Organismal Biology, Program in Systematic Biology, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden; Science for Life Laboratory, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
PREQUAL funding source(s)
Supported by Carl Tryggers Stiftelse, Uppsala University and Science for Life Laboratory.

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