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Open Access | Assessment of exposure to Plasmodium falciparum transmission in a low endemicity area by using multiplex fluorescent microsphere-based serological assays

November 8, 2011 - 14:27 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Sarr JB, Orlandi-Pradines E, Fortin S, Sow C, Cornelie S, Rogerie F, Guindo S, Konate L, Fusai T, Riveau G, Rogier C, Remoue F
Reference: 
Parasites & Vectors 2011, 4:212 (7 November 2011)

MalariaWorldThe multiplex assay represents a useful technology for a serological assessment of rapid variations in malaria transmission intensity, especially in a context of low parasite rates.

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Short Report: Ivermectin Mass Drug Administration to Humans Disrupts Malaria Parasite Transmission in Senegalese Villages

July 7, 2011 - 13:51 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Kevin C. Kobylinski, Massamba Sylla, Phillip L. Chapman, Moussa D. Sarr and Brian D. Foy
Reference: 
Am J Trop Med Hyg 2011 vol. 85 no. 1 3-5

We report that ivermectin MDA reduced the proportion of Plasmodium falciparum infectious Anopheles gambiae sensu stricto (s.s.) in treated villages in southeastern Senegal.

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