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Plasmodium knowlesi

Cloning, expression, and immunocharacterization of surface protein containing an altered thrombospondin repeat domain (SPATR) from Plasmodium knowlesi

June 10, 2013 - 16:24 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Palaeya V, Lau YL, Mahmud R, Chen Y, Fong MY
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Malaria Journal 2013, 12:182 (4 June 2013)
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In this study, surface protein containing an altered thrombospondin repeat domain (SPATR) was selected as a potentially specific antigen from P. knowlesi. 

First case of Plasmodium knowlesi infection in a Japanese traveller returning from Malaysia

April 18, 2013 - 07:37 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Tanizaki R, Ujiie M, Kato Y, Iwagami M, Hashimoto A, Kutsuna S, Takeshita N, Hayakawa K, Kanagawa S, Kano S, Ohmagari N
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Malaria Journal 2013, 12:128 (15 April 2013)
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This is the first case of Plasmodium knowlesi infection in a Japanese traveller returning from Malaysia.

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Not Open Access | Human Infections and Detection of Plasmodium knowlesi

April 3, 2013 - 17:34 -- NOT Open Access
Author(s): 
Balbir Singh and Cyrus Daneshvar
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Clin. Microbiol. Rev. April 2013 vol. 26 no. 2 165-184
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In this review on knowlesi malaria, we describe the early studies on P. knowlesi and focus on the epidemiology, diagnosis, clinical aspects, and treatment of knowlesi malaria.

Hyperparasitaemic human Plasmodium knowlesi infection with atypical morphology in peninsular Malaysia

March 13, 2013 - 06:41 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Lee W, Chin P, Lau Y, Chin L, Fong M, Yap C, Supramaniam RR, Mahmud R
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Malaria Journal 2013, 12:88 (6 March 2013)
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Plasmodium knowlesi is a potentially life-threatening zoonotic malaria parasite due to its relatively short erythrocytic cycle.

Increasing Incidence of Plasmodium knowlesi Malaria following Control of P. falciparum and P. vivax Malaria in Sabah, Malaysia

February 6, 2013 - 06:46 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Timothy William, Hasan A. Rahman, Jenarun Jelip, Mohammad Y. Ibrahim, Jayaram Menon, Matthew J. Grigg, Tsin W. Yeo, Nicholas M. Anstey, Bridget E. Barber
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PLoS Negl Trop Dis 7(1): e2026
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A significant recent increase has occurred in P. knowlesi notifications following reduced transmission of the human Plasmodium species, and this trend threatens malaria elimination.

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Increasing Incidence of Plasmodium knowlesi Malaria following Control of P. falciparum and P. vivax Malaria in Sabah, Malaysia

January 28, 2013 - 15:44 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Timothy William, Hasan A. Rahman, Jenarun Jelip, Mohammad Y. Ibrahim, Jayaram Menon, Matthew J. Grigg, Tsin W. Yeo, Nicholas M. Anstey, Bridget E. Barber
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PLoS Negl Trop Dis 7(1): e2026
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We reviewed all available Department of Health malaria notification records from 1992–2011. Notifications of P. malariae and P. knowlesi were considered as a single group due to microscopic near-identity.

Limitations of microscopy to differentiate Plasmodium species in a region co-endemic for Plasmodium falciparum, Plasmodium vivax and Plasmodium knowlesi

January 13, 2013 - 13:40 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Barber BE, William T, Grigg MJ, Yeo TW, Anstey NM
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Malaria Journal 2013, 12:8 (8 January 2013)
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This prospective study in Sabah, Malaysia, evaluated the accuracy of routine district and referral hospital-based microscopy, and microscopy performed by an experienced research microscopist, for the diagnosis of PCR-confirmed Plasmodium falciparum, P. knowlesi, and Plasmodium vivax malaria.

NOT Open Access | A Prospective Comparative Study of Knowlesi, Falciparum, and Vivax Malaria in Sabah, Malaysia: High Proportion With Severe Disease From Plasmodium Knowlesi and Plasmodium Vivax But No Mortality With Early Referral and Artesunate Therapy

January 9, 2013 - 14:49 -- NOT Open Access
Author(s): 
Bridget E. Barber, Timothy William, Matthew J. Grigg, Jayaram Menon, Sarah Auburn, Jutta Marfurt, Nicholas M. Anstey and Tsin W. Yeo
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Clin Infect Dis. (2013) 56 (3): 383-397
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We compared risk, spectrum, and outcome of severe disease from P. knowlesi, Plasmodium falciparum, and Plasmodium vivax and outcomes following introduction of protocols for early referral and intravenous artesunate for all severe malaria.

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NOT Open Access | Plasmodium vivax and Plasmodium knowlesi: Cloning, expression and functional analysis of 1-Cys peroxiredoxin

January 4, 2013 - 14:25 -- NOT Open Access
Author(s): 
Hassan Hakimi, Masahito Asada, Jose Ma. M. Angeles, Satoru Kawai, Noboru Inoue, Shin-ichiro Kawazu
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Experimental Parasitology, Volume 133, Issue 1, January 2013, Pages 101–105
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Malaria parasites like other aerobes need to detoxify the reactive oxygen species (ROS) that are mainly produced from hemoglobin degradation in the food vacuole.

Laboratory markers of disease severity in Plasmodium knowlesi infection: a case control study

November 12, 2012 - 07:31 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Willmann M, Ahmed A, Siner A, Wong I, Woon L, Singh B, Krishna S, Cox-Singh J
Reference: 
Malaria Journal 2012, 11:363 (30 October 2012)
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Counting PCN is labour-intensive and not superior in predicting severity over parasitaemia and platelet counts.

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