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Archipelago

Falciparum malaria from coastal Tanzania and Zanzibar remains highly connected despite effective control efforts on the archipelago

February 3, 2020 - 17:01 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Andrew P. Morgan, Nicholas F. Brazeau, Jonathan J. Juliano, et al.
Reference: 
Malaria Journal 2020 19:47, 28 January 2020

Tanzania’s Zanzibar archipelago has made significant gains in malaria control over the last decade and is a target for malaria elimination. Despite consistent implementation of effective tools since 2002, elimination has not been achieved. Importation of parasites from outside of the archipelago is thought to be an important cause of malaria’s persistence, but this paradigm has not been studied using modern genetic tools.

Plasmodium vivax infection in Anajas, State of Para: no differential resistance profile among Duffy-negative and Duffy-positive individuals

December 26, 2012 - 17:00 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Carvalho TA, Queiroz MG, Cardoso GL, Diniz IG, Silva AN, Pinto AY, Guerreiro JF
Reference: 
Malaria Journal 2012, 11:430 (22 December 2012)
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The presence of P. vivax infection in Duffy-negative individuals was investigated in a cross-sectional study conducted in Anajas, Archipelago of Marajo, State of Para, which is an area of malaria transmission in the Brazilian Amazonia.

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