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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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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
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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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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
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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
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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
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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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Exploring health providers' and community perceptions and experiences with malaria tests in South-East Nigeria: a critical step towards appropriate treatment

November 12, 2012 - 09:36 -- Open Access
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Ezeoke OP, Ezumah NN, Chandler CC, Magham-Jefferies LJ, Onwujekwe OE, Wiseman V, Uzochukwu BS
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Malaria Journal 2012, 11:368 (6 November 2012)
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The results highlight important areas of intervention to promote appropriate malaria treatment.

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