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Genetic Surveillance Detects Both Clonal and Epidemic Transmission of Malaria following Enhanced Intervention in Senegal

April 18, 2013 - 06:45 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Rachel Daniels, Hsiao-Han Chang, Sarah K. Volkman, et al.
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PLoS ONE 8(4): e60780
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Using parasite genotyping tools, we screened patients with mild uncomplicated malaria seeking treatment at a clinic in Thiès, Senegal, from 2006 to 2011.

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Plasmodium falciparum susceptibility to anti-malarial drugs in Dakar, Senegal, in 2010: an ex vivo and drug resistance molecular markers study

March 26, 2013 - 07:38 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Fall B, Pascual A, Sarr FD, Wurtz N, Richard V, Baret E, Diémé Y, Briolant S, Bercion R, Wade B, Tall A, Pradines B
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Malaria Journal 2013, 12:107 (20 March 2013)
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The results of this study indicate that an intensive surveillance of the in vitro P. falciparum susceptibility to anti-malarial drugs must be conducted in Senegal.

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Barriers to community case management of malaria in Saraya, Senegal: training, and supply-chains

March 19, 2013 - 09:06 -- Open Access
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Author(s): 
Blanas DA, Ndiaye Y, Nichols K, Jensen A, Siddiqui A, Hennig N
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Malaria Journal 2013, 12:95 (14 March 2013)
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This study identified barriers to implementation of the community case management of malaria programme in Saraya that include lay health worker training, low numbers of women participants, and generalized stock-outs.

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Malaria Transmission Pattern in an Area Selected for Clinical Trials in the Sudanian Area of Senegal (West Africa)

February 21, 2013 - 16:21 -- Open Access
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El Hadji Amadou Niang, Aissatou Touré, El Hadji Malick Ngom, Lassana Konaté, Ousmane Faye, Mawlouth Diallo, and Ibrahima Dia
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Journal of Tropical Medicine, Volume 2013
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The main objective of this work was to gather baseline data on malaria transmission intensity and other entomological parameters before the advent of clinical trials.

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Multicentre study evaluating the non-inferiority of the new paediatric formulation of artesunate/amodiaquine versus artemether/lumefantrine for the management of uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria in children in Cameroon, Ivory Coast and Senegal

January 1, 2013 - 15:55 -- Open Access
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Faye B, Kuété T, Kiki-Barro CP, Tine RC, Nkoa T, Ndiaye JL, Kakpo CA, Sylla K, Menan HE, Gaye O, Faye O, Same-Ekobo A, Moussa K
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Malaria Journal 2012, 11:433 (27 December 2012)
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This study demonstrates the non-inferiority of AS+AQ versus AL, its efficacy and tolerance in the management of uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria in African children.

Anti-malarial drug safety information obtained through routine monitoring in a rural district of South-Western Senegal

December 6, 2012 - 07:25 -- Open Access
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Author(s): 
Brasseur P, Vaillant MT, Olliaro PL
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Malaria Journal 2012, 11:402 (5 December 2012)
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The study was successful in quantifying and characterizing known reactions and has benchmarking value.

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Perceived malaria in the population of an urban setting: a skipped reality in Dakar, Senegal

October 9, 2012 - 13:39 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Diallo A, Dos Santos S, Lalou R, Le Hesran J
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Malaria Journal 2012, 11:340 (8 October 2012)

MalariaWorldThe frequent perceptions of the occurrence of malaria in the population were confirmed at the HF by the high presumptive diagnosis of health professionals.

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Scale-up of home- based management of malaria based on rapid diagnostic tests and artemisinin based combination therapy in a resource-poor country: results in Senegal

September 26, 2012 - 12:23 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
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Sylla Thiam, Julie Thwing, Ibrahima Diallo, Fatou B Fall, Mame B Diouf, Robert Perry, Medoune Diop, Mamadou L Diouf, Moustapha M Cisse, Mamadou M Diaw, Moussa Thior
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Malaria Journal 2012, 11:334 (25 September 2012)

MalariaWorldHome-based management of malaria including diagnosis with RDT and treatment based on test results is a promising strategy to improve the access of remote populations to prompt and effective management of uncomplicated malaria and to decrease mortality due to malaria

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Population genetic structure of the malaria vector Anopheles funestus, in a recently re-colonized area of the Senegal River basin and human-induced environmental changes

September 7, 2012 - 07:48 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Samb B, Dia I, Konate L, Ayala D, Fontenille D, Cohuet A
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Parasites & Vectors 2012, 5:188 (5 September 2012)

MalariaWorldThe high genetic diversity among populations from Senegal River basin coupled with no evidence of bottleneck and with a gene flow with southern population suggests that the re-colonization was likely carried out by a massive and repeated stepping-stone dispersion starting from the neighboring areas where An. funestus endured.

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Mermithid nematodes found in adult Anopheles from southeastern Senegal

June 29, 2012 - 13:25 -- Patrick Sampao
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Kobylinski KC, Sylla M, Black W, Foy BD
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Parasites & Vectors 2012, 5:131 (28 June 2012)

MalariaWorldTo our knowledge, this is the first report of mermithids from adult Anopheles mosquitoes in Senegal. The mermithid appears to infect Anopheles mosquitoes that develop in diverse larval habitats.

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