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Efficacies of DHA–PPQ and AS/SP in patients with uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria in an area of an unstable seasonal transmission in Sudan

April 26, 2017 - 15:35 -- Open Access
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Abdelrahim O. Mohamed, Muzamil M. Abdel Hamid, Omer S. Mohamed, Nuha S. Elkando, Abdelmaroof Suliman, Mariam A. Adam, Fahad Awad Ali Elnour and Elfatih M. Malik
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Malaria Journal 2017 16:163, 20 April 2017

DHA–PPQ is an efficacious ACT and candidate for replacement of first-line treatment in Sudan while AS/SP showed high treatment failure rate and must be replaced.

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Presence of susceptible wild strains of Anopheles gambiae in a large industrial palm farm located in Aboisso, South-Eastern of Côte d’Ivoire

April 26, 2017 - 15:33 -- Open Access
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Cécile M. A. Sadia-Kacou, Ludovic P. Ahoua Alou, Benjamin G. Koudou, et al.
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Malaria Journal 2017 16:157, 20 April 2017

The high mortality rate to deltamethrin, organophosphate and the non-detection of P450 activity in resistance observed in Ehania-V1 appears as a positive outcome for further control strategies as metabolic-based P450 resistance remains major challenge to manage.

Defining micro-epidemiology for malaria elimination: systematic review and meta-analysis

April 26, 2017 - 15:32 -- Open Access
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Melanie Bannister-Tyrrell, Kristien Verdonck, Susanna Hausmann-Muela, Charlotte Gryseels, Joan Muela Ribera and Koen Peeters Grietens
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Malaria Journal 2017 16:164, 20 April 2017

Several variables associated with individual-level malaria infection were identified, but there was limited evidence that these factors explain variation in malaria risk at village or hotspot level.

Immunity as a predictor of anti-malarial treatment failure: a systematic review

April 26, 2017 - 15:31 -- Open Access
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Katherine O’Flaherty, Julia Maguire, Julie A. Simpson and Freya J. I. Fowkes
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Malaria Journal 2017 16:158, 20 April 2017

Naturally acquired malarial immunity is associated with reduced anti-malarial treatment failure in malaria endemic populations.

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Comparison of methods for detecting asymptomatic malaria infections in the China–Myanmar border area

April 26, 2017 - 15:29 -- Open Access
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Yonghong Zhao, Yan Zhao, Yaming Cao, et al.
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Malaria Journal 2017 16:159, 20 April 2017

Nested RT-PCR based on the detection of asexual-stage parasite rRNA was the most sensitive, with a more than sixfold higher sensitivity than the other two molecular methods of parasite detection.

Quality issues with malaria rapid diagnostic test accessories and buffer packaging: findings from a 5-country private sector project in Africa

April 26, 2017 - 15:25 -- Open Access
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Steven A. Harvey, Sandra Incardona, Jane Cunningham, et al.
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Malaria Journal 2017 16:160, 20 April 2017

Though not necessarily comprehensive or generalizable, the findings presented here highlight the need for extending quality assessment to all malaria RDT test kit contents.

Distinct parasite populations infect individuals identified through passive and active case detection in a region of declining malaria transmission in southern Zambia

April 25, 2017 - 15:53 -- Open Access
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Kelly M. Searle, Ben Katowa, William J. Moss, et al.
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Malaria Journal 2017 16:154, 19 April 2017

Distinct parasite populations were identified among infected individuals identified through active and passive surveillance, suggesting that infected individuals detected through active surveillance may not have contributed substantially to ongoing transmission.

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The end of a dogma: the safety of doxycycline use in young children for malaria treatment

April 18, 2017 - 15:30 -- Open Access
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Tiphaine Gaillard, Sébastien Briolant, Marylin Madamet and Bruno Pradines
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Malaria Journal 2017 16:148, 13 April 2017

Anti-malarial drug resistance to chloroquine and sulfadoxine–pyrimethamine has spread from Southeast Asia to Africa.

Spatial clustering and risk factors of malaria infections in Bata district, Equatorial Guinea

April 18, 2017 - 15:27 -- Open Access
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Diana Gómez-Barroso, Emely García-Carrasco, Agustín Benito, et al.
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Malaria Journal 2017 16:146, 12 April 2017

This study reveals a high prevalence of RDT-based malaria among children in Bata district.

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The impact of an intervention to introduce malaria rapid diagnostic tests on fever case management in a high transmission setting in Uganda: A mixed-methods cluster-randomized trial (PRIME)

April 12, 2017 - 15:48 -- Open Access
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Clare I. R. Chandler, Emily L. Webb, Sarah G. Staedke, et al.
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PLoS ONE 12(3): e0170998

The PRIME intervention did not have the desired impact on inappropriate treatment of malaria for children under five.

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