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Factors influencing the use of malaria prevention strategies by women in Senegal: a cross-sectional study

November 21, 2017 - 15:17 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Mouhamed Abdou Salam Mbengue, Amy K. Bei, Aminata Mboup, Ambroise Ahouidi, Moussa Sarr, Souleymane Mboup and Oumar Gaye
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Malaria Journal 2017 16:470, 21 November 2017

This study has shown important factors that influence the uptake of malaria prevention methods during pregnancy in Senegal.

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Malaria prevalence, prevention and treatment seeking practices among nomadic pastoralists in northern Senegal

October 17, 2017 - 12:02 -- Open Access
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Author(s): 
Mame Cheikh Seck, Julie Thwing, Daouda Ndiaye, et al.
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Malaria Journal 2017 16:413, 13 October 2017

While access to and utilization of malaria control interventions among nomadic pastoralists was lower than the general population, parasite prevalence was lower than expected and sheds doubt on the perception that they are a source of ongoing transmission in the north.

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The implementation of long-lasting insecticidal bed nets has differential effects on the genetic structure of the African malaria vectors in the Anopheles gambiae complex in Dielmo, Senegal

August 19, 2017 - 16:07 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Seynabou Sougoufara, Cheikh Sokhna, Nafissatou Diagne, Souleymane Doucouré, Pape MBacké Sembène and Myriam Harry
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Malaria Journal 2017 16:337, 15 August 2017

This work demonstrates the complexity of the malaria context and shows the need to study the genetic structure of Anopheles populations to evaluate the effectiveness of vector-control tools and successful management of malaria vector control.

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Large-scale delivery of seasonal malaria chemoprevention to children under 10 in Senegal: an economic analysis

August 8, 2017 - 10:51 -- Open Access
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Author(s): 
Catherine Pitt , Mouhamed Ndiaye, Lesong Conteh, Ousmane Sy, El Hadj Ba, Badara Cissé, Jules F Gomis, Oumar Gaye, Jean-Louis Ndiaye, Paul J Milligan
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Health Policy and Planning, 2017, 1–11

Seasonal Malaria Chemoprevention (SMC) is recommended for children under 5 in the Sahel and sub-Sahel. The

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Confirmation of Plasmodium falciparum in vitro resistance to monodesethylamodiaquine and chloroquine in Dakar, Senegal, in 2015

March 21, 2017 - 16:15 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Silman Diawara, Marylin Madamet, Bruno Pradines, et al.
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Malaria Journal 2017 16:118, 16 March 2017

The establishment of a reduced susceptibility to monodesethylamodiaquine as well as chloroquine resistance, and the emergence of a reduced susceptibility to doxycycline are disturbing.

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Evidence of non-Plasmodium falciparum malaria infection in Kédougou, Sénégal

January 7, 2017 - 14:46 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Rachel F. Daniels, Awa Bineta Deme, Daouda Ndiaye, et al.
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Malaria Journal 2017 16:9, 3 January 2017

These findings emphasize the limitations of the RDT used for malaria diagnosis and demonstrate that non-P. falciparum malaria infections occur in Sénégal.

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Effectiveness of Seasonal Malaria Chemoprevention in Children under Ten Years of Age in Senegal: A Stepped-Wedge Cluster-Randomised Trial

December 22, 2016 - 12:36 -- Open Access
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Author(s): 
Badara Cissé, El Hadj Ba, Paul Milligan, et al.
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PLoS Med 13(11): e1002175

SMC substantially reduced the incidence of outpatient cases of malaria and of severe malaria in children, but no difference in all-cause mortality was observed.

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Relationship between Antibody Levels, IgG Binding to Plasmodium falciparum-Infected Erythrocytes, and Disease Outcome in Hospitalized Urban Malaria Patients from Dakar, Sénégal

August 29, 2016 - 15:18 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Babacar Mbengue, Mouhamadou Mansour Fall, Ronald Perraut, et al.
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BioMed Research International, Volume 2016 (2016)

We found a significant decrease of LIR in adult CM fatal cases compared to surviving patients (). In MM, LIRs were correlated to IgG anti-iRBC and anti-PfEMP3/5 levels. In CM, no correlation was found between LIR, IgG levels, and parasitemia. 

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Non-falciparum malaria in Dakar: a confirmed case of Plasmodium ovale wallikeri infection

August 26, 2016 - 17:58 -- Open Access
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Author(s): 
Mamadou A. Diallo, Aida S. Badiane, Daouda Ndiaye, et al.
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Malaria Journal 2016 15:429, 24 August 2016

Malaria due to non-falciparum species is probably underestimated in Senegal. RDTs specific to non-falciparum species and/or pan specific RDTs should be included as tools of diagnosis to fight against malaria in Senegal.

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Prevalence of anti-malarial resistance genes in Dakar, Senegal from 2013 to 2014

July 12, 2016 - 16:56 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Agathe Boussaroque, Bécaye Fall, Bruno Pradines, et al.
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Malaria Journal 2016 15:347, 7 July 2016

Despite a decline in the prevalence of chloroquine resistance due to the official withdrawal of the drug and to the introduction of ACT, the spread of resistance to chloroquine has continued.

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