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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
Author(s): 
Christopher Pell, Arantza Meñaca, Samuel Chatio, Abraham Hodgson, Harry Tagbor, Robert Pool
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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.

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The distribution of Plasmodium falciparum infection durations

December 7, 2011 - 14:39 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Michael T. Bretscher, Nicolas Maire, Nakul Chitnis, Ingrid Felger, Seth Owusu-Agyei, Tom Smith
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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
Author(s): 
Ina Danquah, Peter Ziniel, Teunis A. Eggelte, Stephan Ehrhardt, Frank P. Mockenhaupt
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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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