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Humans frequently exposed to a range of non-human primate malaria parasite species through the bites of Anopheles dirus mosquitoes in South-central Vietnam

July 21, 2015 - 16:44 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Maeno Y, Quang N, Culleton R, Kawai S, Masuda G, Nakazawa S, Marchand R
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Parasites & Vectors 2015, 8 :376 (16 July 2015)

In this study we analysed the species composition of malarial sporozoites infecting the salivary glands of Anopheles dirus in order to determine their potential role as bridge vectors of Plasmodium parasites from monkeys to humans.

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NOT Open Access | Increased pfmdr1 copy number in Plasmodium falciparum isolates from Suriname

June 24, 2013 - 11:46 -- NOT Open Access
Author(s): 
Mergiory Labadie-Bracho and Malti R. Adhin
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Tropical Medicine & International Health, Volume 18, Issue 7, pages 796–799, July 2013
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Amplification of the pfmdr1 gene is associated with clinical failures and reduced in vivo and in vitro sensitivity to both mefloquine and artemether–lumefantrine in South-East Asia.

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NOT Open Access | Imported malaria: a possible threat to the elimination of malaria from Sri Lanka?

May 22, 2013 - 07:06 -- NOT Open Access
Author(s): 
G. N. L. Galappaththy, S. D. Fernando and R. R. Abeyasinghe
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Tropical Medicine & International Health, Volume 18, Issue 6, pages 761–768, June 2013
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There is a possible increasing risk of re-introduction of malaria to the country from imported cases.

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Anopheles species associations in Southeast Asia: indicator species and environmental influences

May 8, 2013 - 19:47 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Obsomer V, Dufrene M, Defourny P, Coosemans M
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Parasites & Vectors 2013, 6:136 (4 May 2013)
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In this context studying species associations and their relation to the environment offer some opportunities as they are less subject to sampling error than individual species.

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Malaria treatment-seeking behaviour and related factors of Wa ethnic minority in Myanmar: a cross-sectional study

December 19, 2012 - 06:28 -- Open Access
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Author(s): 
Xu J, Xu Q, Liu H, Zeng Y
Reference: 
Malaria Journal 2012, 11:417 (14 December 2012)
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Malaria treatment-seeking behaviour is not appropriate, and affecting factors include health service systems, social and cultural factors in Wa State of Myanmar.

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