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NOT Open Access | Malaria outside the Amazon region: Natural Plasmodium infection in anophelines collected near an indigenous village in the Vale do Rio Branco, Itanhaém, SP, Brazil

November 13, 2012 - 11:11 -- NOT Open Access
Author(s): 
Amanda Neves, Paulo Roberto Urbinatti, Rosely dos Santos Malafronte, Aristides Fernandes, Wanderley da Silva Paganini, Delsio Natal
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Acta Tropica, Volume 125, Issue 1, January 2013, Pages 102–106
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A few cases of Plasmodium vivax malaria in which anophelines of subgenus Kerteszia were incriminated as vectors have been reported outside the Amazon region, in the Atlantic Forest.

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Plasmodium vivax malaria relapses at a travel medicine centre in Rio de Janeiro, a non-endemic area in Brazil

August 1, 2012 - 12:26 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Pedro RS, Guaraldo L, Campos DP, Costa AP, Daniel-Ribeiro CT, Brasil P
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Malaria Journal 2012, 11:245 (28 July 2012)

MalariaWorldA known challenge to individual cure and environmental control of malaria is the possibility of an inappropriate, non-weight-based primaquine dosing, which should be considered a potential cause of P. vivax malaria relapse.

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Short Report: Different Patterns of pfcrt and pfmdr1 Polymorphisms in P. falciparum Isolates from Nigeria and Brazil: The Potential Role of Antimalarial Drug Selection Pressure

February 3, 2012 - 14:08 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Grace O. Gbotosho, Onikepe A. Folarin, Christian T. Happi, et al.
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Am J Trop Med Hyg 2012 86:211-213

MalariaWorldWe provide first evidence of emergence of the CVMNT haplotype in West Africa. The high prevalence of pfcrt CVIET and SVMNT haplotypes in Nigeria and Brazil, respectively, is indicative of different selective pressure by chloroquine and amodiaquine.

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Open Access | Understanding the clinical spectrum of complicated Plasmodium vivax malaria: a systematic review on the contributions of the Brazilian literature

January 11, 2012 - 08:43 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Lacerda MV, Mourao MP, Alexandre MA, Siqueira AM, Magalhaes BM, Martinez-Espinosa FE, Santana Filho FS, Brasil P, Ventura AM, Tada MS, Couto VS, Silva AR, Silva RS, Alecrim MG
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Malaria Journal 2012, 11:12 (9 January 2012)

MalariaWorldThe resurgence of the malaria eradication agenda and the increasing number of severe manifestation reports has contributed to a renewed interested in the Plasmodium vivax infection.

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Influence of HLA-DRB-1 alleles on the production of antibody against CSP, MSP-1, AMA-1, and DBP in Brazilian individuals naturally infected with Plasmodium vivax

December 20, 2011 - 09:37 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Luciane Moreno Storti-Melo, Daniela Reis da Costa, Ricardo Luiz Dantas Machado, et al.
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Acta Tropica, Volume 121, Issue 2, February 2012, Pages 152-155

MalariaWorldWe evaluated the influence of allelic frequency of the human leukocyte antigen (HLA) -DRB1 on the acquisition of antibody response against malaria sporozoite and merozoite peptides in patients with Plasmodium vivax malaria acquired in endemic areas of Brazil.

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Open Access | Adherence to Plasmodium vivax malaria treatment in the Brazilian Amazon Region

December 15, 2011 - 15:35 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Pereira EA, Ishikawa EA, Fontes CJ
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Malaria Journal 2011, 10:355 (13 December 2011)

http://www.pnas.org/content/108/50/20113.abstractCompliance with the P. vivax malaria treatment is a characteristic of 242/280 patients in the surveyed region.

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Open Access | Enhanced Understanding of Infectious Diseases by Fusing Multiple Datasets: A Case Study on Malaria in the Western Brazilian Amazon Region

November 15, 2011 - 07:11 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Denis Valle, James S. Clark, Kaiguang Zhao
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PLoS ONE 6(11): e27462

MalariaWorldThe modeling framework presented here combines cross-sectional survey data and syndromic sentinel surveillance data to shed light on several aspects of malaria that are critical for public health policy.

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Open Access | Gestational malaria associated to Plasmodium vivax and Plasmodium falciparum placental mixed-infection followed by foetal loss: a case report from an unstable transmission area in Brazil

June 30, 2011 - 06:45 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Carvalho BO, Matsuda JS, Luz SL, Martinez-Espinosa FE, Leite JA, Franzin F, Orlandi PP, Gregoracci GB, Lacerda MV, Nogueira PA, Costa FT
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Malaria Journal 2011, 10:178 (27 June 2011)

Gestational malaria is a multi-factorial syndrome leading to poor outcomes for both the mother and foetus.

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Open Access | Spatial patterns of malaria in a land reform colonization project, Juruena municipality, Mato Grosso, Brazil

June 29, 2011 - 07:00 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Oliveira EC, Santos ES, Zeilhofer P, Souza-Santos R, Atanaka-Santos M
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Malaria Journal 2011, 10:177 (26 June 2011)

Environmental factors and their alteration are associated with the occurrence and spatial distribution of malaria cases in rural settlements.

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