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NOT Open Access | Plasmodium falciparum malaria during term pregnancy in Yaounde: a cohort study

February 19, 2019 - 15:48 -- NOT Open Access
Author(s): 
V. Mve Koh, F. Essiben, C. Noa Ndoua, H. Boayeteck Ehete, E.T. Mboudou
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Publié dans Médecine d'Afrique Noire 6601 - Janvier 2019 - pages 13-22

The incidence of malaria during term pregnancy was unexpectedly low, but still increased severe fetal and neonatal complications, thus advocating the administration of at least three doses of SMP, started before the 20th week of pregnancy.

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Comparative analysis of IgG and IgG subclasses against Plasmodium falciparum MSP-119 in children from five contrasting bioecological zones of Cameroon

January 22, 2019 - 15:07 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Tebit Emmanuel Kwenti, Tufon Anthony Kukwah, Theresa Nkuo-Akenji, et al.
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Malaria Journal 2019 18:16, 22 January 2019

This study showed that antibody responses against MSP-119 vary considerably in children from the different bioecological strata in Cameroon and could be linked to the differential exposure to malaria in the different strata.

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Bionomics and insecticides resistance profiling of malaria vectors at a selected site for experimental hut trials in central Cameroon

September 4, 2018 - 15:50 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Benjamin D. Menze, Murielle J. Wondji, William Tchapga, Micareme Tchoupo, Jacob M. Riveron and Charles S. Wondji
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Malaria Journal 2018 17:317, 30 August 2018

These results highlight the increasing spread of insecticide resistance and the challenges that control programmes face to maintain the continued effectiveness of insecticide-based interventions.

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Challenges of DHS and MIS to capture the entire pattern of malaria parasite risk and intervention effects in countries with different ecological zones: the case of Cameroon

April 10, 2018 - 15:48 -- Open Access
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Author(s): 
Salomon G. Massoda Tonye, Celestin Kouambeng, Romain Wounang and Penelope Vounatsou
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Malaria Journal 2018 17:156, 6 April 2018

Timing of the malaria survey influences estimates of the geographical distribution of disease risk, especially in settings with seasonal transmission.

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Variation in the immune responses against Plasmodium falciparum merozoite surface protein-1 and apical membrane antigen-1 in children residing in the different epidemiological strata of malaria in Cameroon

November 14, 2017 - 15:52 -- Open Access
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Author(s): 
Tebit Emmanuel Kwenti, Adzemye Linus Moye, Adzemye Basil Wiylanyuy, Longdoh Anna Njunda and Theresa Nkuo-Akenji
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Malaria Journal 2017 16:453, 9 November 2017

A high proportion of IgG responders was observed in this study, suggesting a high degree exposure of the target population to malaria parasites.

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Do the venous blood samples replicate malaria parasite densities found in capillary blood? A field study performed in naturally-infected asymptomatic children in Cameroon

August 22, 2017 - 17:55 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Maurice M. Sandeu, Albert N. Bayibéki, Isabelle Morlais, et al.
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Malaria Journal 2017 16:345, 17 August 2017

Plasmodium falciparum malaria parasite densities do not differ between capillary and venous blood in asymptomatic subjects for both gametocyte and trophozoite stages.

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Reemergence of chloroquine-sensitive pfcrt K76 Plasmodium falciparum genotype in southeastern Cameroon

March 28, 2017 - 15:36 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Nicaise Tuikue Ndam, Leonardo K. Basco, Vincent Foumane Ngane, Ahidjo Ayouba, Eitel Mpoudi Ngolle, Philippe Deloron, Martine Peeters and Rachida Tahar
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Malaria Journal 2017 16:130, 27 March 2017

Even though the proportion of chloroquine-sensitive parasites seems to be increasing in southeastern Cameroon, a reintroduction of chloroquine cannot be recommended at present in Cameroon.

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Predictors of the use of interventions to prevent malaria in pregnancy in Cameroon

March 28, 2017 - 15:33 -- Open Access
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Author(s): 
Jodie Dionne-Odom, Andrew O. Westfall, Tobias O. Apinjoh, Judith Anchang-Kimbi, Eric A. Achidi and Alan T. N. Tita
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Malaria Journal 2017 16:132, 27 March 2017

Women in Cameroon and their antenatal providers missed many opportunities to prevent malaria in pregnancy.

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Physical integrity and residual bio-efficacy of used LLINs in three cities of the South-West region of Cameroon 4 years after the first national mass-distribution campaign

January 24, 2017 - 17:56 -- Open Access
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Author(s): 
Stravensky T. Boussougou-Sambe, Parfait Awono-Ambene, Geraud C. T. Tasse, Josiane Etang, Jerome A. Binyang, Lynda D. Nouage, Gaston Wamba, Peter Enyong and Eric B. Fokam
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Malaria Journal 2017 16:31, 17 January 2017

These findings pinpoint the need for more frequent replacement of LLINs especially for people with low SES and also the need for the promotion of good practices on the maintenance and washing of nets.

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Economic evaluation of artesunate and three quinine regimens in the treatment of severe malaria in children at the Ebolowa Regional Hospital-Cameroon: a cost analysis

December 7, 2016 - 17:37 -- Open Access
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Author(s): 
Daniel Ethe Maka, Andreas Chiabi, Bolaji Obadeyi, Evelyn Mah, Séraphin Nguefack, Pamela Nana, Wilfred Mbacham and Elie Mbonda
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Malaria Journal 2016 15:587, 7 December 2016

 

Artesunate is a cost effective malaria treatment option relative to quinine alternatives with the lowest incremental cost per unit of effectiveness.

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