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Central African Republic (CAR)

Malaria case management by community health workers in the Central African Republic from 2009–2014: overcoming challenges of access and instability due to conflict

October 3, 2017 - 17:22 -- Open Access
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Author(s): 
Laura Ruckstuhl, Christian Lengeler, Jean Méthode Moyen, Helle Garro and Richard Allan
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Malaria Journal 2017 16:388, 29 September 2017

Although the political crisis affected the CHWs, the programme showed that it could reach those most vulnerable and continue some level of care at all times.

Cryptic Plasmodium ovale concurrent with mixed Plasmodium falciparum and Plasmodium malariae infection in two children from Central African Republic

August 19, 2017 - 16:00 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Cynthia Bichara, Philippe Flahaut, Damien Costa, Anne-Lise Bienvenu, Stephane Picot and Gilles Gargala
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Malaria Journal 2017 16:339, 15 August 2017

Twenty-eight days follow-up after treatment led to detection of a third parasite species in the blood of these two patients suggesting covert co-infection and a delayed appearance of one cryptic species following treatment.

Composition and genetics of malaria vector populations in the Central African Republic

August 1, 2016 - 10:18 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Mamadou Ousmane Ndiath, Karin Eiglmeier, Marina Lidwine Olé Sangba, Inge Holm, Mirdad Kazanji and Kenneth D. Vernick
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Malaria Journal 2016 15:387, 26 July 2016

This study collected data on anopheline populations in CAR, behaviour of vectors and transmission levels.

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