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Plasmodium ovale

Prospective comparative multi-centre study on imported Plasmodium ovale wallikeri and Plasmodium ovale curtisi infections

October 31, 2018 - 15:34 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Gerardo Rojo-Marcos, José Miguel Rubio-Muñoz, José Llovo‑Taboada, et al.
Reference: 
Malaria Journal 2018 17:399, 30 October 2018

Imported P. o. wallikeri infection may be more frequent in males and Caucasians.

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Severe Plasmodium ovale malaria complicated by acute respiratory distress syndrome in a young Caucasian man

April 3, 2018 - 15:14 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Alessandra D’Abramo, Saba Gebremeskel Tekle, Marco Iannetta, Laura Scorzolini, Alessandra Oliva, Maria Grazia Paglia, Angela Corpolongo and Emanuele Nicastri
Reference: 
Malaria Journal 2018 17:139, 2 April 2018

Ovale malaria is usually considered a tropical infectious disease associated with low morbidity and mortality. However, severe disease and death have occasionally been reported.

Polymorphisms analysis of the Plasmodium ovale tryptophan-rich antigen gene (potra) from imported malaria cases in Henan Province

March 27, 2018 - 15:43 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Ruimin Zhou, Ying Liu, Bianli Xu, et al.
Reference: 
Malaria Journal 2018 17:127, 23 March 2018

This study further proved that more fragment sizes were found, P. o. wallikeri had six sizes, P. o. curtisi had four sizes.

Molecular evidence for relapse of an imported Plasmodium ovale wallikeri infection

February 13, 2018 - 15:50 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Luzia Veletzky, Mirjam Groger, Heimo Lagler, Julia Walochnik, Herbert Auer, Hans-Peter Fuehrer and Michael Ramharter
Reference: 
Malaria Journal 2018 17:78, 9 February 2018

Conclusive evidence for relapses with P. ovale spp. is rare.

Plasmodium malariae and P. ovale genomes provide insights into malaria parasite evolution

February 14, 2017 - 15:17 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Gavin G. Rutledge, Ulrike Böhme, Thomas D. Otto, et al.
Reference: 
Nature 542, 101–104, (02 February 2017)

Elucidation of the evolutionary history and interrelatedness of Plasmodium species that infect humans has been hampered by a lack of genetic information for three human-infective species: P. malariae and two P. ovale species (P. o. curtisi and P. o. wallikeri)1.

LAMP kit for diagnosis of non-falciparum malaria in Plasmodium ovale infected patients

January 10, 2017 - 17:38 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Juan Cuadros, Alexandra Martin Ramírez, Iveth J. González, Xavier C. Ding, Ramon Perez Tanoira, Gerardo Rojo-Marcos, Peña Gómez-Herruz and Jose Miguel Rubio
Reference: 
Malaria Journal 2017 16:20, 7 January 2017

The Pan primer of the Malaria kit LoopAMP® can detect P. ovale at very low-levels and showed a predictive negative value of 100%.

Plasmodium malariae and Plasmodium ovale infections in the China–Myanmar border area

November 22, 2016 - 17:35 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Peipei Li, Zhenjun Zhao, Liwang Cui, et al.
Reference: 
Malaria Journal 2016 15:557, 15 November 2016

The four human malaria parasite species all occurred sympatrically at the China–Myanmar border.

Parasitological correlates of Plasmodium ovale curtisi and Plasmodium ovale wallikeri infection

November 16, 2016 - 17:28 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Melissa S. Phuong, Rachel Lau, Filip Ralevski and Andrea K. Boggild
Reference: 
Malaria Journal 2016 15:550, 10 November 2016

Plasmodium ovale is increasing among travellers to West Africa, although sub-species do not differ significantly by parasitologic features such as parasitaemia.

The increasing importance of Plasmodium ovale and Plasmodium malariae in a malaria elimination setting: an observational study of imported cases in Jiangsu Province, China, 2011–2014

September 13, 2016 - 17:25 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Yuanyuan Cao, Weiming Wang, Jun Cao, et al.
Reference: 
Malaria Journal 2016 15:459, 7 September 2016

Although the vast majority of imported malaria cases were due to P. falciparum, the increase in other rare Plasmodium species originating from sub-Saharan Africa and Southeast Asia should be closely monitored at all levels of health providers focusing on diagnosis and treatment of malaria.

Low prevalence of Plasmodium malariae and Plasmodium ovale mono-infections among children in the Democratic Republic of the Congo: a population-based, cross-sectional study

July 12, 2016 - 17:09 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Stephanie M. Doctor, Yunhao Liu, Steven R. Meshnick, et al.
Reference: 
Malaria Journal 2016 15:350, 8 July 2016

Plasmodium malariae and P. ovale remain endemic at a low rate in the DRC, but the risk of missing malarial infections of these species due to falciparum-specific RDT use is low.

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