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Equitorial Guinea

Molecular monitoring of the diversity of human pathogenic malaria species in blood donations on Bioko Island, Equatorial Guinea

January 15, 2019 - 15:30 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Tobias Schindler, Tamy Robaina, Claudia Daubenberger, et al.
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Malaria Journal 2019 18:9, 15 January 2019

This study confirms that in malaria endemic settings, sub-patent malaria infections among blood donors are prevalent.

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Genetic diversity and allele frequencies of Plasmodium falciparum msp1 and msp2 in parasite isolates from Bioko Island, Equatorial Guinea

December 11, 2018 - 16:29 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Jiang-Tao Chen, Jian Li, Min Lin, et al.
Reference: 
Malaria Journal 2018 17:458, 7 December 2018

The present data showed high genetic diversity and MOI values among the P. falciparum population in the study, reflecting both the high endemic level and malaria transmission on Bioko Island.

The use and preference of artemether as a first-choice treatment for malaria: results from a cross-sectional survey in the Bata district, Equatorial Guinea

March 13, 2018 - 13:22 -- Open Access
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Author(s): 
Maria Romay-Barja, Policarpo Ncogo, Agustin Benito, et al.
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Malaria Journal 2018 17:107, 9 March 2018

Caregivers, public and private health staff, and drug sellers need to understand the importance of using ACT to treat uncomplicated malaria and the dangers of using artemisinin monotherapy.

Spatial clustering and risk factors of malaria infections in Bata district, Equatorial Guinea

April 18, 2017 - 15:27 -- Open Access
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Author(s): 
Diana Gómez-Barroso, Emely García-Carrasco, Agustín Benito, et al.
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Malaria Journal 2017 16:146, 12 April 2017

This study reveals a high prevalence of RDT-based malaria among children in Bata district.

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Five years of malaria control in the continental region, Equatorial Guinea

May 8, 2013 - 11:49 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Rehman AM, Mann AG, Schwabe C, Reddy MR, Roncon Gomes I, Slotman MA, Yellott L, Matias A, Caccone A, Nseng Nchama G, Kleinschmidt I
Reference: 
Malaria Journal 2013, 12:154 (7 May 2013)
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Though moderate impact was achieved after five years of vector control, case management, and communications, prevalence remained high due to an inability to sufficiently scale-up coverage with either IRS or LLINs.

Open Access | Outdoor host seeking behaviour of Anopheles gambiae mosquitoes following initiation of malaria vector control on Bioko Island, Equatorial Guinea

July 12, 2011 - 06:56 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Reddy MR, Overgaard HJ, Abaga S, Reddy VP, Caccone A, Kiszewski AE, Slotman MA
Reference: 
Malaria Journal 2011, 10:184 (7 July 2011)

An. gambiae s.l. mosquitoes currently seek hosts in outdoor venues as much as indoors in the Punta Europa region of Bioko Island.

Open Access | Determinants of bed net use in children under five and household bed net ownership on Bioko Island, Equatorial Guinea

June 30, 2011 - 07:38 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Garcia-Basteiro AL, Schwabe C, Aragon C, Baltazar G, Rehman AM, Matias A, Nseng G, Kleinschmidt I
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Malaria Journal 2011, 10:179 (29 June 2011)

The big fall in bed net usage from 2008 to 2009 was attributable to the striking decline in ownership.

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