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Malaysian child infected with Plasmodium vivax via blood transfusion: a case report

September 9, 2013 - 15:46 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Anthony CN, Lau Y, Sum J, Fong M, Ariffin H, Zaw W, Jeyajothi I, Mahmud R
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Malaria Journal 2013, 12:308 (4 September 2013)
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This case report highlights the transfusion-transmitted malaria of Plasmodium vivax in a child diagnosed with germ cell tumour.

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First case of Plasmodium knowlesi infection in a Japanese traveller returning from Malaysia

April 18, 2013 - 07:37 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Tanizaki R, Ujiie M, Kato Y, Iwagami M, Hashimoto A, Kutsuna S, Takeshita N, Hayakawa K, Kanagawa S, Kano S, Ohmagari N
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Malaria Journal 2013, 12:128 (15 April 2013)
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This is the first case of Plasmodium knowlesi infection in a Japanese traveller returning from Malaysia.

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Increasing Incidence of Plasmodium knowlesi Malaria following Control of P. falciparum and P. vivax Malaria in Sabah, Malaysia

February 6, 2013 - 06:46 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Timothy William, Hasan A. Rahman, Jenarun Jelip, Mohammad Y. Ibrahim, Jayaram Menon, Matthew J. Grigg, Tsin W. Yeo, Nicholas M. Anstey, Bridget E. Barber
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PLoS Negl Trop Dis 7(1): e2026
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A significant recent increase has occurred in P. knowlesi notifications following reduced transmission of the human Plasmodium species, and this trend threatens malaria elimination.

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NOT Open Access | A Prospective Comparative Study of Knowlesi, Falciparum, and Vivax Malaria in Sabah, Malaysia: High Proportion With Severe Disease From Plasmodium Knowlesi and Plasmodium Vivax But No Mortality With Early Referral and Artesunate Therapy

January 9, 2013 - 14:49 -- NOT Open Access
Author(s): 
Bridget E. Barber, Timothy William, Matthew J. Grigg, Jayaram Menon, Sarah Auburn, Jutta Marfurt, Nicholas M. Anstey and Tsin W. Yeo
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Clin Infect Dis. (2013) 56 (3): 383-397
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We compared risk, spectrum, and outcome of severe disease from P. knowlesi, Plasmodium falciparum, and Plasmodium vivax and outcomes following introduction of protocols for early referral and intravenous artesunate for all severe malaria.

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Epidemiology of Plasmodium knowlesi malaria in north-east Sabah, Malaysia: family clusters and wide age distribution

December 6, 2012 - 07:23 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Barber BE, William T, Dhararaj P, Anderios F, Grigg MJ, Yeo TW, Anstey NM
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Malaria Journal 2012, 11:401 (5 December 2012)
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Plasmodium knowlesi is the most common cause of malaria admissions to Kudat District Hospital.

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Laboratory markers of disease severity in Plasmodium knowlesi infection: a case control study

November 12, 2012 - 07:31 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Willmann M, Ahmed A, Siner A, Wong I, Woon L, Singh B, Krishna S, Cox-Singh J
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Malaria Journal 2012, 11:363 (30 October 2012)
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Counting PCN is labour-intensive and not superior in predicting severity over parasitaemia and platelet counts.

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Deaths due to Plasmodium knowlesi malaria in Sabah, Malaysia: association with reporting as Plasmodium malariae and delayed parenteral artesunate

August 23, 2012 - 06:36 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Rajahram GS, Barber BE, William T, Menon J, Anstey NM, Yeo TW
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Malaria Journal 2012, 11:284 (20 August 2012)

MalariaWorldPlasmodium knowlesi was responsible, either directly or through gram-negative bacteraemia, for almost half of malaria deaths in Sabah.

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The detection of pfcrt and pfmdr1 point mutations as molecular markers of chloroquine drug resistance, Pahang, Malaysia

August 3, 2012 - 06:50 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Atroosh WM, Al-Mekhlafi HM, Mahdy MA, Surin J
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Malaria Journal 2012, 11:251 (1 August 2012)

 

MalariaWorldThe high existence of mutant pfcrt T76 may indicate the low susceptibility of P. falciparum isolates to CQ in Peninsular Malaysia.

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Entomologic investigation of Plasmodium knowlesi vectors in Kuala lipis, Pahang, Malaysia

June 26, 2012 - 10:35 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Jiram AI, Vythilingam I, NoorAzian YM, Yusof YM, Azahari AH, Fong M
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Malaria Journal 2012, 11:213 (22 June 2012)

MalariaWorldAnopheles cracens, which belongs to the Dirus complex, Leucosphyrus subgroup, Leucosphyrus group of mosquitoes, has been confirmed to be the only vector for this site from Pahang during this study.

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Open Access | Mapping of mosquito breeding sites in malaria endemic areas in Pos Lenjang, Kuala Lipis, Pahang, Malaysia

December 15, 2011 - 14:58 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Ahmad R, Wan Mohamad Ali W, Mohamad Nor Z, Ismail Z, Abdul Hadi A, Ibrahim M, Lim L
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Malaria Journal 2011, 10:361 (13 December 2011)

MalariaWorldThis study amplifies the need for a broadening of the GIS approach which is emphasized with the aim of rejuvenating the dynamic aspect of entomological studies in Malaysia.

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