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Malaria parasite prevalence and Haematological parameters in HIV seropositive patients attending the regional hospital Limbe, Cameroon: a hospital-based cross-sectional study

November 30, 2019 - 12:18 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Sandie SM, Sumbele IUN, Tasah MM, Kimbi HK
Reference: 
BMC Infect Dis. 2019 Nov 21;19(1):988

Malaria and the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection constitute public health problems in Cameroon including the South West Region (SWR). This study determined the prevalence of malaria parasites and haematological abnormalities in HIV positive patients in Limbe, Cameroon from April-July 2014.

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Not Open Access | Field evaluation of rapid diagnostic tests for malaria in Yaounde, Cameroon

December 30, 2012 - 17:19 -- NOT Open Access
Author(s): 
Rachida Tahar, Collins Sayang, Vincent Ngane Foumane, Georges Soula, Roger Moyou-Somo, Jean Delmont, Leonardo K. Basco
Reference: 
Acta Tropica, Volume 125, Issue 2, February 2013, Pages 214-219
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The reliability of RDTs was evaluated by calculating the sensitivity, specificity, positive predictive value, negative predictive value, false-positive rate, false-negative rate, and likelihood ratio.

Malaria Group Seeks Permanent Home in Cameroon

April 7, 2011 - 15:01 -- Bart G.J. Knols

The article below was contributed by journalist Leocadia Bongben (Cameroon) as part of the SjCOOP project in collaboration with MalariaWorld.

An international alliance of malaria scientists, whose secretariat has roved around the planet until now, is planning to settle down permanently in Yaoundé. 

 

The Multilateral Initiative for Malaria (MIM), established in 1997, was previously headquartered in London, Washington, Stockholm and Dar es Salaam.

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