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South-East Asia

Multicentre studies of insecticide-treated durable wall lining in Africa and South-East Asia: entomological efficacy and household acceptability during one year of field use

November 11, 2012 - 11:36 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Messenger LA, Matias A, Rowland M, et al.
Reference: 
Malaria Journal 2012, 11:358 (29 October 2012)
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Just as long-lasting insecticidal nets overcame several of the technical and logistical constraints associated with conventionally treated nets and then went to scale, this study demonstrates the potential of DL to sustain user compliance and overcome the operational challenges associated with IRS.

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Malaria drug resistance: new observations and developments.

October 27, 2011 - 13:35 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Sá JM, Chong JL, Wellems TE
Reference: 
Essays Biochem. 2011 Oct 24;51:137-60.

MalariaWorldWe review some contributions that early efficacy studies of antimalarial treatment brought to clinical pharmacology, including convincing documentation of atebrine-resistant malaria in the 1940s, prior to the launching of what soon became first-choice antimalarials, chloroquine and amodiaquine.

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Open Access | The incidence of malaria in travellers to South-East Asia: is local malaria transmission a useful risk indicator?

October 8, 2010 - 07:31 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Behrens RH, Carroll B, Hellgren U, Visser LG, Siikamaki H, Vestergaard LS, Calleri G, Janisch T, Myrvang B, Gascon J, Hatz C
Reference: 
Malaria Journal 2010, 9:266 (4 October 2010)

The intensity of malaria transmission particularly sub-national activity did not correlate with the risk of travellers acquiring malaria in the large numbers of arriving visitors.

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