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The acceptability of intermittent screening and treatment versus intermittent preventive treatment during pregnancy: results from a qualitative study in Northern Ghana

November 26, 2014 - 15:02 -- Open Access
Christopher Pell, Arantza Meñaca, Samuel Chatio, Abraham Hodgson, Harry Tagbor, Robert Pool
Malaria Journal 2014, 13:432 (18 November 2014)

Ten in-depth interviews were carried out with clinical trial staff. Observations were also made at the health facilities where the clinical trial took place.


The distribution of Plasmodium falciparum infection durations

December 7, 2011 - 14:39 -- Patrick Sampao
Michael T. Bretscher, Nicolas Maire, Nakul Chitnis, Ingrid Felger, Seth Owusu-Agyei, Tom Smith
Epidemics, Volume 3, Issue 2, June 2011, Pages 109-118

MalariaWorldWe conclude that malariatherapy data, the most important source of information on P. falciparum within-host dynamics, may not be representative of the actual processes in natural populations, and should be used with care.

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Influence of haemoglobins S and C on predominantly asymptomatic Plasmodium infections in northern Ghana

October 22, 2010 - 09:46 -- Patrick Sampao
Ina Danquah, Peter Ziniel, Teunis A. Eggelte, Stephan Ehrhardt, Frank P. Mockenhaupt
Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, Volume 104, Issue 11, November 2010, Pages 713-719

In this population with predominantly asymptomatic Plasmodium infection, HbAC shows no discernible effect on malaria-related parameters.

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