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Not Open Access | The rise and fall of malaria in a west African rural community, Dielmo, Senegal, from 1990 to 2012: a 22 year longitudinal study

May 20, 2014 - 16:56 -- NOT Open Access
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Author(s): 
Jean-François Trape, Adama Tall, Christophe Rogier, et al
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The Lancet Infectious Diseases, Volume 14, Issue 6, June 2014, Pages 476-488

We monitored and analysed the changes in malaria epidemiology in a village community in Senegal, west Africa, over 22 years.

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Not Open Access | Potential use of Neem Leaf Slurry as a Sustainable Dry Season Management Strategy to Control the Malaria Vector Anopheles gambiae (Diptera: Culicidae) in West African Villages

November 20, 2012 - 17:00 -- NOT Open Access
Author(s): 
Kyphuong Luong, Florence V. Dunkel, Keriba Coulibaly and Nancy E. Beckage
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Journal of Medical Entomology 49(6):1361-1369. 2012
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We tested the hypothesis that neem leaf slurry is a sustainable, natural product, anopheline larvicide. A field study conducted in Sanambele (Mali) in 2010 demonstrated neem leaf slurry can work with only the available tools and resources in the village.

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SNP Genotyping Identifies New Signatures of Selection in a Deep Sample of West African Plasmodium falciparum Malaria Parasites

October 17, 2012 - 16:04 -- Patrick Sampao
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Alfred Amambua-Ngwa, Daniel J. Park, Stephen F. Schaffner, et al.
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Molecular Biology and Evolution, Volume 29, Issue 11 Pp. 3249-3253.

MalariaWorldWe discuss the value of deep population-specific genomic analyses for identifying selection signals within sampled endemic populations of parasites, which may correspond to local selection pressures such as distinctive therapeutic regimes or mosquito vectors.

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