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Exploring the heterogeneity of human exposure to malaria vectors in an urban setting, Bouaké, Côte d’Ivoire, using an immuno-epidemiological biomarker

March 13, 2019 - 14:41 -- Open Access
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Author(s): 
Dipomin F. Traoré, André B. Sagna, Franck Remoue, et al.
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Malaria Journal 2019 18:68, 11 March 2019

This study highlights the high risk of malaria exposure in African urban settings and the high heterogeneity of child exposure to the Anopheles vector between neighbourhoods in the same city.

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Antagonistic effects of Plasmodium-helminth co-infections on malaria pathology in different population groups in Côte d’Ivoire

January 15, 2019 - 15:32 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Eveline Hürlimann, Clarisse A. Houngbedji, Richard B. Yapi, Prisca B. N’Dri, Kigbafori D. Silué, Mamadou Ouattara, Jürg Utzinger, Eliézer K. N’Goran, Giovanna Raso
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PLoS Negl Trop Dis 13(1): e0007086

No exacerbation from co-infection with Plasmodium and helminths was observed, neither in participants aged 5–18 years nor in adults from the community-based studies.

Towards a re-emergence of chloroquine sensitivity in Côte d’Ivoire?

November 7, 2018 - 15:12 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Oléfongo Dagnogo, Aristide Berenger Ako, Lacinan Ouattara, Noel Dougba Dago, David N’golo Coulibaly, André Offianan Touré and Joseph Allico Djaman
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Malaria Journal 2018 17:413, 7 November 2018

More than a decade after the discontinuation of the use of chloroquine in Côte d’Ivoire, the proportion of parasites sensitive to this anti-malarial seems to increase in Anonkoua-kouté, Port-bouët and Ayamé.

Screening and field performance of powder-formulated insecticides on eave tube inserts against pyrethroid resistant Anopheles gambiae s.l.: an investigation into ‘actives’ prior to a randomized controlled trial in Côte d’Ivoire

October 23, 2018 - 15:02 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Welbeck A. Oumbouke, Innocent Z. Tia, Antoine M. G. Barreaux, Alphonsine A. Koffi, Eleanore D. Sternberg, Matthew B. Thomas and Raphael N’Guessan
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Malaria Journal 2018 17:374, 22 October 2018

The eave tube technology is a novel malaria control approach which combines house proofing and targeted control of anopheline mosquitoes using insecticide treated inserts.

Safety of a fixed-dose combination of artesunate and amodiaquine for the treatment of uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria in real-life conditions of use in Côte d’Ivoire

January 4, 2017 - 17:52 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Serge-Brice Assi, Yapo Thomas Aba, Mea Antoine Tanoh, et al.
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Malaria Journal 2017 16:8, 3 January 2017

The fixed dose artesunate–amodiaquine combination ASAQ Winthrop® for the unsupervised treatment of uncomplicated falciparum malaria under real-life conditions of care in Côte d’Ivoire is well tolerated.

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Influence of the agrochemicals used for rice and vegetable cultivation on insecticide resistance in malaria vectors in southern Côte d’Ivoire

August 26, 2016 - 17:50 -- Open Access
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Author(s): 
Mouhamadou S. Chouaïbou, Behi K. Fodjo, Gilbert Fokou, Ouattara F. Allassane, Benjamin G. Koudou, Jean-Philippe David, Christophe Antonio-Nkondjio, Hilary Ranson and Bassirou Bonfoh
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Malaria Journal 2016 15:426, 24 August 2016

The study describes the use of insecticides and herbicides on crops and highlights the importance of considering agriculture practices when attempting to manage resistance in malaria vectors.

Epidemiology of malaria in the Taabo health and demographic surveillance system, south-central Côte d’Ivoire

January 12, 2016 - 16:51 -- Open Access
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Author(s): 
Fidèle Bassa, Mamadou Ouattara, Eliézer N’Goran, et al.
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Malaria Journal 2016, 15:9 (6 January 2016)

Malaria is highly endemic in the Taabo HDSS in south-central Côte d’Ivoire with considerable spatial heterogeneity of Plasmodium infection.

Spatial and temporal variation of malaria entomological parameters at the onset of a hydro-agricultural development in central Côte d’Ivoire

September 7, 2015 - 09:04 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Nana Diakité, Négnorogo Guindo-Coulibaly, Akré Adja, Mamadou Ouattara, Jean Coulibaly, Jürg Utzinger, Eliézer N’Goran
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Malaria Journal 2015, 14:340 (5 September 2015)

In this study setting, located in the bioclimatic transition zone of Côte d’Ivoire, rice cultivation was not observed to increase malaria transmission.

Effect of cotrimoxazole prophylaxis on the incidence of malaria in HIV-infected children in 2012, in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire: a prospective cohort study

August 20, 2015 - 15:25 -- Open Access
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Aïda Mounkaila Harouna, Madeleine Amorissani-Folquet, Valeriane Leroy, et al.
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BMC Infectious Diseases 2015, 15:317

We measured the incidence and associated factors of malaria in HIV-infected children on ART and/or cotrimoxazole in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire.

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Infection and Co-infection with Helminths and Plasmodium among School Children in Côte d’Ivoire: Results from a National Cross-Sectional Survey

June 10, 2014 - 15:09 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Richard B. Yapi, Eveline Hürlimann, Giovanna Raso, et al.
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PLoS Negl Trop Dis 8(6): e2913

More than 60% of the school children surveyed were infected with Plasmodium across Côte d’Ivoire, and about one out of six had a helminth-Plasmodium co-infection.

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