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NOT Open Access | Abundance and diversity of Anopheles species (Diptera: Culicidae) associated with malaria transmission in human dwellings in rural and urban communities in Oyo State, Southwestern Nigeria

September 18, 2013 - 12:41 -- NOT Open Access
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Adedayo O. Oduola , Judith B. Olojede , Isaac O. Oyewole , Olubunmi A. Otubanjo & Taiwo S. Awolola
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Parasitology Research, October 2013, Volume 112, Issue 10, pp 3433-3439
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Mosquito samples were collected from rural and urban communities in three selected major towns in Southwestern Nigeria to determine the impact of urbanization on the diversity and abundance of Anopheles species associated with malaria transmission in human habitations.

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Universal coverage with insecticide-treated nets -- applying the revised indicators for ownership and use to the Nigeria 2010 malaria indicator survey data

September 12, 2013 - 05:58 -- Open Access
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Author(s): 
Kilian A, Koenker H, Baba E, Onyefunafoa EO, Selby RA, Lokko K, Lynch M
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Malaria Journal 2013, 12:314 (10 September 2013)
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The expanded ITN indicators to assess universal coverage provide strong tools for a comprehensive system effectiveness analysis that produces clear, actionable evidence of progress as well as the need for specific additional interventions clearly differentiating between gaps in ownership and use.

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NOT Open Access | HIV-Positive Nigerian Adults Harbor Significantly Higher Serum Lumefantrine Levels than HIV-Negative Individuals Seven Days after Treatment for Plasmodium falciparum Infection

August 22, 2013 - 08:47 -- NOT Open Access
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Ifeyinwa Chijioke-Nwauche, Albert van Wyk, Chijioke Nwauche, Khalid B. Beshir, Harparkash Kaur, and Colin J. Sutherland
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Antimicrob. Agents Chemother. September 2013 vol. 57 no. 9 4146-4150
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Management of coinfection with malaria and HIV is a major challenge to public health in developing countries, and yet potential drug-drug interactions between antimalarial and antiviral regimens have not been adequately investigated in people with both infections.

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Gender differences in the use of insecticide-treated nets after a universal free distribution campaign in Kano State, Nigeria: post-campaign survey results

April 11, 2013 - 08:30 -- Open Access
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Author(s): 
Garley AE, Ivanovich E, Eckert E, Negroustoueva S, Ye Y
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Malaria Journal 2013, 12:119 (10 April 2013)
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This study reveals gender disparity in ITN use, with males less likely to use ITNs particularly among ages 15--25 years.

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Not Open Access | Hamatological parameters and malaria parasite infection among pregnant women in Northwest Nigeria

February 26, 2013 - 05:20 -- NOT Open Access
Author(s): 
Anigo Kola Matthew, Owolabi Olumuyiwa Adeyemi James, Dorcas Bolanle, Oyeyipo Oluwafemi Stephen
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Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Disease, Volume 3, Issue 1, February 2013, Pages 47-50
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To evaluate some hematological and anthropometric parameters, malaria infection at different trimesters in pregnancy.

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Not Open Access | The aetiology of non-malarial febrile illness in children in the malaria-endemic Niger Delta Region of Nigeria

February 26, 2013 - 05:18 -- NOT Open Access
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Kemebradikumo Pondei, Onyaye E. Kunle-Olowu, Oliemen Peterside
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Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Disease, Volume 3, Issue 1, February 2013, Pages 56-60
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 Twenty-four patients (12.6%) had at least one sample that was bacterial culture positive. Samples from 62 patients (32.6%) were negative for both malaria parasite and bacterial culture.

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Evaluation of the association between long-lasting insecticidal nets mass distribution campaigns and child malaria in Nigeria

January 13, 2013 - 13:59 -- Open Access
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Author(s): 
Kyu HH, Georgiades K, Shannon HS, Boyle MH
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Malaria Journal 2013, 12:14 (9 January 2013)
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The objective of this study was to evaluate the association between LLIN distribution campaigns and child malaria in Nigeria.

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Ascaris co-infection does not alter malaria-induced anaemia in a cohort of Nigerian preschool children

January 8, 2013 - 09:01 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Abanyie FA, McCracken C, Kirwan P, Molloy SF, Asaolu SO, Holland CV, Gutman J, Lamb TJ
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Malaria Journal 2013, 12:1 (2 January 2013)
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In this cohort of Nigerian preschool children, malaria infection was the major contributor to anaemia status.

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Open-label trial of three dosage regimens of fixeddose combination of artemisinin and naphthoquine for treating uncomplicated falciparum malaria in calabar, Nigeria

December 13, 2012 - 07:49 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Meremikwu MM, Odey F, Oringanje C, Oyo-ita A, Effa E, Esu EB, Eyam E, Oduwole O, Asiegbu V, Alaribe A, Ezedinachi EN
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Malaria Journal 2012, 11:413 (11 December 2012)
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Concerns for emergence of parasite resistance due the use of artemisinin-naphthoquine as single dose regimen is likely to compromise the usefulness of this potentially important combination treatment.

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Not Open Access | Ethnobotanical survey for potential anti-malarial plants in south-western Nigeria

December 3, 2012 - 16:29 -- NOT Open Access
Author(s): 
Precious Dike, O. Olawole Obembe, F. Ezekiel Adebiyi
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Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 144, Issue 3, 18 December 2012, Pages 618-626
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The ethnobotanical study surveyed the different types of medicinal plants used for the treatment of malaria in the south-western region of Nigeria.

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