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Seasonal and temporal trends in all-cause and malaria mortality in rural Burkina Faso, 1998–2007

August 6, 2015 - 05:32 -- Open Access
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Author(s): 
Eveline Otte im Kampe, Olaf Müller, Ali Sie, Heiko Becher
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Malaria Journal 2015, 14:300 (5 August 2015)

Malaria mortality remains highly seasonal in rural Burkina Faso.

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Randomized Noninferiority Trial of Dihydroartemisinin-Piperaquine Compared with Sulfadoxine-Pyrimethamine plus Amodiaquine for Seasonal Malaria Chemoprevention in Burkina Faso

July 22, 2015 - 10:17 -- Open Access
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Author(s): 
Issaka Zongo, Paul Milligan, Yves Daniel Compaore, A. Fabrice Some, Brian Greenwood, Joel Tarning, Philip J. Rosenthal, Colin Sutherland, Francois Nosten, and Jean-Bosco Ouedraogo
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Antimicrob. Agents Chemother. August 2015 vol. 59 no. 8 4387-4396

The WHO recommends that children living in areas of highly seasonal malaria transmission in the Sahel subregion should receive seasonal malaria chemoprevention (SMC) with sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine plus amodiaquine (SPAQ).

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NOT Open Access | Pilot study on the combination of an organophosphate-based insecticide paint and pyrethroid-treated long lasting nets against pyrethroid resistant malaria vectors in Burkina Faso

June 23, 2015 - 06:37 -- NOT Open Access
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Beatriz Mosqueira, Dieudonne D. Soma, Santiago Mas-Coma, et al.
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Acta Tropica, Volume 148, August 2015, Pages 162–169

A pilot study to test the efficacy of combining an organophosphate-based insecticide paint and pyrethroid-treated Long Lasting Insecticide Treated Nets (LLINs) against pyrethroid-resistant malaria vector mosquitoes was performed in a real village setting in Burkina Faso.

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Ex vivo anti-malarial drug susceptibility of Plasmodium falciparum isolates from pregnant women in an area of highly seasonal transmission in Burkina Faso

June 20, 2015 - 10:17 -- Open Access
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Author(s): 
Marc C Tahita, Halidou Tinto, Umberto D’Alessandro, et al.
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Malaria Journal 2015, 14:251 (20 June 2015)

These ex vivo results suggest that treatment with the currently available artemisinin-based combinations is efficacious for the treatment of malaria in pregnancy in Burkina Faso.

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NOT Open Access | Assessment of Chimpanzee Adenovirus Serotype 63 Neutralizing Antibodies Prior to Evaluation of a Candidate Malaria Vaccine Regimen Based on Viral Vectors

May 28, 2014 - 12:33 -- NOT Open Access
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Issa Nébié, Nick J. Edwards, Sodiomon B. Sirima, et al.
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Clin Vaccine Immunol June 2014 vol. 21 no. 6 901-903

Prior to a chimpanzee adenovirus-based (ChAd63) malarial vaccine trial, sera were collected to assess ChAd63-specific neutralizing antibody titers in Banfora (Burkina Faso).

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NOT Open Access | Substantial increase in mutations in the genes pfdhfr and pfdhps puts sulphadoxine–pyrimethamine-based intermittent preventive treatment for malaria at risk in Burkina Faso

May 6, 2014 - 11:58 -- NOT Open Access
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Author(s): 
Carolin Geiger, Guillaume Compaore, Boubacar Coulibaly, Ali Sie, Martin Dittmer, Cecilia Sanchez, Michael Lanzer and Thomas Jänisch
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Tropical Medicine & International Health Volume 19, Issue 6, pages 690–697, June 2014

The increase in molecular markers linked with SP resistance jeopardises the efficacy of IPTp and the planned IPTi interventions in Burkina Faso, calling for careful monitoring of genotypic resistance markers and in vivo validation of IPT efficacy.

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Behavioural divergence of sympatric Anopheles funestus populations in Burkina Faso

February 27, 2014 - 09:43 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Guelbeogo WM, Sagnon N, Liu F, Besansky NJ, Costantini C
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Malaria Journal 2014, 13 :65 (24 February 2014)

Both Kiribina and Folonzo chromosomal forms are formidable malaria vectors in Burkina Faso.

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NOT Open Access | Assortative mating in mixed swarms of the mosquito Anopheles gambiae s.s. M and S molecular forms, in Burkina Faso, West Africa

August 22, 2013 - 07:27 -- NOT Open Access
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K. R. Dabire, S. Sawadodgo, G. Gibson, et al.
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Medical and Veterinary Entomology, Volume 27, Issue 3, pages 298–312, September 2013
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The molecular form composition of Anopheles gambiae Giles s.s. (Diptera: Culicidae) mating swarms and the associated mating pairs (copulae) were investigated during two rainy seasons (July to October, 2005 and July to November, 2006) in the villages of Soumousso and Vallée du Kou (VK7).

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Fulani show decreased susceptibility to Plasmodium falciparum infection versus Mossi: data from a community-wide screening and treatment of asymptomatic carriers in Burkina Faso

May 21, 2013 - 07:59 -- Open Access
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Tiono AB, Sirima SB, Hamed K
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Malaria Journal 2013, 12:163 (16 May 2013)
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These data confirm previously reported differences in P. falciparum susceptibility between Fulani and Mossi.

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Malaria during pregnancy with parasite sequestration in the villous chamber

March 26, 2013 - 07:32 -- Open Access
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Armin Rashidi and Michele R. Roullet
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Blood March 21, 2013 vol. 121 no. 12 2173
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A 26-year-old, gravida 1, para 0, 37-week-pregnant immigrant from Burkina Faso presented with a 1-week history of intermittent fevers, headache, and myalgia. She had a past medical history of malaria (10 years before admission) in Burkina Faso, where she most recently visited on a 2-week trip about 2 months prior to admission.

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