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Clinical malaria among pregnant women on combined insecticide treated nets (ITNs) and intermittent preventive treatment (IPTp) with sulphadoxine-pyrimethamine in Yaounde, Cameroon

May 28, 2014 - 17:53 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Mbu R, Takang W, Fouedjio H, Fouelifack F, Tumasang F, Tonye R
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BMC Women's Health 2014,14:68(16 May 2014)

We compared the socio-obstetrical characteristics of women who developed clinical malaria and those who did not though in the same regimen.

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Water Quality and Anopheles gambiae Larval Tolerance to Pyrethroids in the Cities of Douala and Yaoundé (Cameroon)

June 7, 2012 - 14:55 -- Patrick Sampao
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Billy Tene Fossog, Edmond Kopya, Cyrille Ndo, Benjamin Menze-Djantio, Carlo Costantini, Flaubert Njiokou, Parfait Awono-Ambene and Christophe Antonio-Nkondjio
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Journal of Tropical Medicine, Volume 2012 (2012)

MalariaWorldA study was undertaken to assess the influence of breeding sites physicochemical parameters on malaria vectors population tolerance to insecticides.

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Open Access | Molecular monitoring of Plasmodium falciparum drug susceptibility at the time of the introduction of artemisinin-based combination therapy in Yaounde, Cameroon: Implications for the future

April 13, 2012 - 13:54 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Menard S, Morlais I, Tahar R, Sayang C, Issamou Mayengue P, Iriart X, Benoit-Vical F, Lemen B, Magnaval J, Awono-Ambene P, Basco LK, Berry A
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Malaria Journal 2012, 11:113 (12 April 2012)

MalariaWorldThis study showed a high prevalence of parasites with mutant pfcrt 76 (83%) and pfmdr1 86 (93%) codons.

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Ethnopharmacological survey of Annonaceae medicinal plants used to treat malaria in four areas of Cameroon

December 14, 2011 - 13:16 -- Patrick Sampao
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Nolé Tsabang, Patrick Valère Tsouh Fokou, Fabrice Fekam Boyom, et al.
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Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 139, Issue 1, 6 January 2012, Pages 171-180

MalariaWorldA total of 19/30 users of plants accepted to share their experiences during a semi-structured survey. Twelve of the respondents were men and seven were women. Thirty recipes based on twenty-one plants were recorded.

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Open Acccess | Awareness, attitudes and prevention of malaria in the cities of Douala and Yaounde (Cameroon)

October 6, 2011 - 10:03 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Ndo C, Menze-Djantio B, Antonio-Nkondjio C
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Parasites & Vectors 2011, 4:181 (20 September 2011)

MalariaWorldThe study revealed a high awareness of populations on malaria and ITNs. However some attitudes hindering the use of ITN or related to the management of clinical cases need further attention.

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Open Access | Anopheles gambiae distribution and insecticide resistance in the cities of Douala and Yaounde (Cameroon): influence of urban agriculture and pollution

June 9, 2011 - 13:41 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Antonio-Nkondjio C, Tene Fossog B, Ndo C, Menze Djantio B, Zebaze Togouet S, Awono-Ambene P, Costantini C, Wondji CS, Ranson H
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Malaria Journal 2011, 10:154 (8 June 2011)

The data confirm high selection pressure on mosquitoes originating from urban areas and suggest urban agriculture rather than pollution as the major factor driving resistance to insecticide.

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