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Haemoglobinuria among children with severe malaria attending tertiary care in Ibadan, Nigeria

October 8, 2012 - 12:07 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
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Ajetunmobi WA, Orimadegun AE, Brown BJ, Afolabi NK, Olabiyi FA, Anetor JI, Omokhodion S, Osinusi K, Akinbami FO, Shokunbi WA, Sodeinde O, Fernandez-Reyes D
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Malaria Journal 2012, 11:336 (5 October 2012)

MalariaWorldHaemoglobinuria was a prominent feature of severe malaria and it was significantly associated with jaundice at presentation.

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The development of insecticide-treated durable wall lining for malaria control: insights from rural and urban populations in Angola and Nigeria

September 24, 2012 - 12:37 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Messenger LA, Miller NP, Adeogun AO, Awolola T, Rowland M
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Malaria Journal 2012, 11:332 (18 September 2012)

MalariaWorldThe high level of acceptability among rural inhabitants in Nigeria identifies these communities as the ideal target consumer group for durable wall linings.

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Evaluation of the physicochemical equivalence of three brands of commercially available quinine sulphate tablets from South Western part of Nigeria.

July 20, 2012 - 14:52 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Adegbite A, Adegbolagun OM
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Afr Health Sci. 2011 Jun;11(2):197-203

MalariaWorldTo evaluate the physicochemical and equivalency of three brands of quinine sulphate tablets available in South Western region of Nigeria.

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A cost-effectiveness analysis of provider and community interventions to improve the treatment of uncomplicated malaria in Nigeria: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

June 21, 2012 - 10:54 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Wiseman Virginia, Ezeoke Ogochukwu, Nwala Emmanuel, Mangham Lindsay J, Cundill Bonnie, Enemuo Jane, Uchegbu Eloka, Uzochukwu Benjamin and Onwujekwe Obinna
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Trials 2012, 13:81

MalariaWorldThe primary outcome is the proportion of patients attending facilities that report a fever or suspected malaria and receive treatment according to malaria guidelines.

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Evidence of carbamate resistance in urban populations of Anopheles gambiae s.s. mosquitoes resistant to DDT and deltamethrin insecticides in Lagos, South-Western Nigeria

June 12, 2012 - 14:54 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Oduola AO, Idowu ET, Oyebola MK, Adeogun AA, Olojede JB, Otubanjo OA, Awolola TS
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Parasites & Vectors 2012, 5:116 (11 June 2012)

MalariaWorldThis study was carried out to assess the susceptibility status of urban populations of Anopheles gambiae to carbamate insecticide being considered for vector control in mosquito populations previously reported to be resistant to DDT and permethrin.

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Open Access | Examining equity in access to long-lasting insecticide nets and artemisinin-based combination therapy in Anambra state, Nigeria.

May 1, 2012 - 13:27 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Mbachu CO, Onwujekwe OE, Uzochukwu BS, Uchegbu E, Oranuba J, Ilika AL
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BMC Public Health 2012, 12:315 (30 April 2012)

MalariaWorldA questionnaire was used to collect data from randomly selected households in 19 local government areas of the State. Selected households had a pregnant woman and/or a child less than 5 years.

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Open Access | Low coverage of intermittent preventive treatment for malaria in pregnancy in Nigeria: demand-side influences

March 29, 2012 - 09:20 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Onoka CA, Hanson K, Onwujekwe OE
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Malaria Journal 2012, 11:82 (23 March 2012)

MalariaWorldThis study found low coverage of IPTp and high levels of missed opportunities supporting findings that high ANC attendance does not guarantee high IPTp coverage.

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Open Access | Can universal insecticide-treated net campaigns achieve equity in coverage and use? The case of northern Nigeria

February 8, 2012 - 08:48 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Ye Y, Patton E, Kilian A, Dovey S, Eckert E
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Malaria Journal 2012, 11:32 (1 February 2012)

MalariaWorldThe campaign had a significant impact by increasing ITN coverage and reducing inequity in ownership and use. Free ITN distribution campaigns should be sustained to increase equitable coverage.

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Short Report: Different Patterns of pfcrt and pfmdr1 Polymorphisms in P. falciparum Isolates from Nigeria and Brazil: The Potential Role of Antimalarial Drug Selection Pressure

February 3, 2012 - 14:08 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Grace O. Gbotosho, Onikepe A. Folarin, Christian T. Happi, et al.
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Am J Trop Med Hyg 2012 86:211-213

MalariaWorldWe provide first evidence of emergence of the CVMNT haplotype in West Africa. The high prevalence of pfcrt CVIET and SVMNT haplotypes in Nigeria and Brazil, respectively, is indicative of different selective pressure by chloroquine and amodiaquine.

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Open Access | Nigeria Anopheles Vector Database: An Overview of 100 Years' Research

January 4, 2012 - 06:32 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
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Patricia Nkem Okorie, F. Ellis McKenzie, Olusegun George Ademowo, Moses Bockarie, Louise Kelly-Hope
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PLoS ONE 6(12): e28347

MalariaWorldAnopheles mosquitoes are important vectors of malaria and lymphatic filariasis (LF), which are major public health diseases in Nigeria.

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