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Not Open Access | Epidemiological aspects of severe child anemia due to malaria in the socio-economic crisis zone at the Bangassou Regional University Hospital in Central Africa: In French

December 13, 2018 - 08:54 -- NOT Open Access
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E. Kalthan, A. Moboy, G. Tekpa, C.M. Pamatika, D.E.R. Nakoune, B. Kofi
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Publié dans Médecine d'Afrique Noire 6511 - Novembre 2018 - pages 531-538

One of the major complications of malaria due to Plasmodium falciparum is hemolytic anemia. The generalized military-political crisis of 2013 in the country has led to the dysfunction of the health system, thus promoting the resurgence of cases of diseases including malaria in Bagassou. The objective of this study was to describe the epidemiological aspects of anemia during the malaria of the Child in Bangassou.

NOT Open Access | Global Health Journal Club: The Use of Rapid Diagnostic Test (RDT) in the Diagnosis of Congenital Malaria

December 12, 2018 - 16:28 -- NOT Open Access
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Author(s): 
Theodonata Tuyisenge, Michael B Henry, Peter T Cartledge
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Journal of Tropical Pediatrics, fmy066

You are working in a neonatal unit in Rwanda, East Africa.

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NOT Open Access | Leukoerythroblastosis in a Young Child with Severe Malaria and Superimposed Gram Negative Infection

December 12, 2018 - 16:25 -- NOT Open Access
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Author(s): 
Rosauro Varo, Antonio Sitoe, Anelsio Cossa, Jaume Ordi, Maria Rozman, Quique Bassat
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Journal of Tropical Pediatrics, Volume 64, Issue 6, 1 December 2018, Pages 553–556

Leukoerythroblastosis may be related to different infectious diseases and may also appear in the context of severe malaria.

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Reinvestigating the status of malaria parasite (Plasmodium sp.) in Indian non-human primates

December 12, 2018 - 16:13 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Jyotsana Dixit, Arun Zachariah, Sajesh P. K., Bathrachalam Chandramohan, Vinoth Shanmuganatham, K. Praveen Karanth
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PLoS Negl Trop Dis 12(12): e0006801

Many human parasites and pathogens have closely related counterparts among non-human primates.

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Malaria causes long-term effects on markers of iron status in children: a critical assessment of existing clinical and epidemiological tools

December 12, 2018 - 16:10 -- Open Access
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Author(s): 
Filip C. Castberg, Edem W. Sarbah, Kwadwo A. Koram, Nicholas Opoku, Michael F. Ofori, Bjarne Styrishave, Lars Hviid and Jørgen A. L. Kurtzhals
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Malaria Journal 2018 17:464, 11 December 2018

Malaria may bias epidemiological studies based on inflammation-dependent iron markers.

A discovery and development roadmap for new endectocidal transmission-blocking agents in malaria

December 12, 2018 - 16:08 -- Open Access
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Author(s): 
Jeremy Burrows, Hannah Slater, Timothy N. C. Wells, et al.
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Malaria Journal 2018 17:462, 10 December 2018

Reaching the overall goal of eliminating malaria requires halting disease transmission.

Spatial distribution and determinants of asymptomatic malaria risk among children under 5 years in 24 districts in Burkina Faso

December 12, 2018 - 16:03 -- Open Access
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Author(s): 
Mady Ouédraogo, Sékou Samadoulougou, Toussaint Rouamba, Hervé Hien, John E. M. Sawadogo, Halidou Tinto, Victor A. Alegana, Niko Speybroeck and Fati Kirakoya-Samadoulougou
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Malaria Journal 2018 17:460, 7 December 2018

The analysis of spatial distribution of infectious reservoir allowed the identification of risk areas as well as the identification of individual and contextual factors.

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‘To be honest, women do everything’: understanding roles of men and women in net care and repair in Southern Tanzania

December 12, 2018 - 16:01 -- Open Access
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Author(s): 
Angel Dillip, Zawadi Mageni Mboma, George Greer and Lena M. Lorenz
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Malaria Journal 2018 17:459, 7 December 2018

With increased globalization in Tanzania, more women are becoming part of the workforce, which may limit their full commitment to net care and repair activities, leading to increased net damage, malaria incidences and higher costs for malaria treatment.

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Evaluating the quality of routinely reported data on malaria commodity stocks in Guinea, 2014–2016

December 11, 2018 - 16:30 -- Open Access
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Author(s): 
Yu Sun, Timothée Guilavogui, Mateusz M. Plucinski, et al.
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Malaria Journal 2018 17:461, 7 December 2018

The concordance between stock levels reported through the RMIS and those verified during the EUV visits provides certain evidence that RMIS data can inform quantification and procurement decisions.

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Piperonyl butoxide (PBO) combined with pyrethroids in insecticide‐treated nets to prevent malaria in Africa

December 11, 2018 - 13:39 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Gleave K, Lissenden N, Richardson M, Choi L, Ranson H
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Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews2018, Issue 11.

We searched the Cochrane Infectious Diseases Group (CIDG) Specialized Register; CENTRAL, MEDLINE, Embase, Web of Science, CAB Abstracts, and two clinical trial registers (ClinicalTrials.gov and WHO International Clinical Trials Registry Platform) up to 24 August 2018. We contacted organizations for unpublished data. We checked the reference lists of trials identified by the above methods.

 

We searched the Cochrane Infectious Diseases Group (CIDG) Specialized Register; CENTRAL, MEDLINE, Embase, Web of Science, CAB Abstracts, and two clinical trial registers (ClinicalTrials.gov and WHO International Clinical Trials Registry Platform) up to 24 August 2018. We contacted organizations for unpublished data. We checked the reference lists of trials identified by the above methods.

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