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Treatments used for malaria in young Ethiopian children: a retrospective study

December 6, 2018 - 16:43 -- Open Access
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Abyot Endale Gurmu, Teresa Kisi, Habteweld Shibru, Bertrand Graz and Merlin Willcox
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Malaria Journal 2018 17:451, 5 December 2018

In this study, only 30% of children took the recommended first-line treatment.

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Malaria case investigation with reactive focal testing and treatment: operational feasibility and lessons learned from low and moderate transmission areas in Amhara Region, Ethiopia

December 5, 2018 - 15:55 -- Open Access
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Pooja Bansil, Asnakew K. Yeshiwondim, Asefaw Getachew, et al.
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Malaria Journal 2018 17:449, 4 December 2018

Three types of malaria transmission patterns were observed: (1) low importation and low local transmission; (2) high importation and low local transmission; and, (3) low importation and high local transmission.

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Dry season occurrence of Anopheles mosquitoes and implications in Jabi Tehnan District, West Gojjam Zone, Ethiopia

December 4, 2018 - 14:38 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Abebe Animut and Yohannes Negash
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Malaria Journal 2018 17:445, 29 November 2018

Streams were prolific breeding habitats of Anopheles mosquitoes followed by ponds and swamps in the dry seasons.

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Early treatment-seeking behaviour for malaria in febrile patients in northwest Ethiopia

November 6, 2018 - 14:07 -- Open Access
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Author(s): 
Baymot Workineh and Fantahun Ayenew Mekonnen
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Malaria Journal 2018 17:406, 3 November 2018

A low proportion of malaria-suspected patients sought treatment within 24 h of fever onset compared to the national target.

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Detection of foci of residual malaria transmission through reactive case detection in Ethiopia

October 30, 2018 - 15:43 -- Open Access
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Endalew Zemene, Cristian Koepfli, Abebaw Tiruneh, Asnakew K. Yeshiwondim, Dinberu Seyoum, Ming-Chieh Lee, Guiyun Yan and Delenasaw Yewhalaw
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Malaria Journal 2018 17:390, 26 October 2018

The number of index cases per kebele may enhance RACD efforts to detect additional malaria cases in low transmission settings

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Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficiency in Ethiopia: absence of common African and Mediterranean allelic variants in a nationwide study

October 30, 2018 - 15:42 -- Open Access
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Ashenafi Assefa, Ahmed Ali, Wakgari Deressa, Jimee Hwang, et al.
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Malaria Journal 2018 17:388, 26 October 2018

The common G6PD*A− (G202A) or Mediterranean (C563T) variants were not observed in this nationwide study.

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Genetic diversity of the msp-1, msp-2, and glurp genes of Plasmodium falciparum isolates in Northwest Ethiopia

October 30, 2018 - 15:38 -- Open Access
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Hussein Mohammed, Moges Kassa, Kalkidan Mekete, Ashenafi Assefa, Girum Taye and Robert J. Commons
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Malaria Journal 2018 17:386, 25 October 2018

There was a high degree of genetic diversity with multiple clones in P. falciparum isolates from Northwest Ethiopia suggesting that there is a need for improved malaria control efforts in this region.

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Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase activity measured by spectrophotometry and associated genetic variants from the Oromiya zone, Ethiopia

October 17, 2018 - 15:03 -- Open Access
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Nora Kießling, Joaquin Brintrup, Nicole Berens-Riha, et al.
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Malaria Journal 2018 17:358, 12 October 2018

As the prevalence of G6PD deficiency seems low in this area, the use of 8-aminoquinolines should be encouraged.

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Analysis of the trend of malaria prevalence in Ataye, North Shoa, Ethiopia between 2013 and 2017

September 5, 2018 - 15:24 -- Open Access
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Daniel Getacher Feleke, Daniel Gebretsadik and Angesom Gebreweld
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Malaria Journal 2018 17:323, 5 September 2018

Malaria is still among the major public health problems in the country. P. falciparum is the dominant species in the study area followed by P. vivax.

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Wall-type and indoor residual spraying application quality affect the residual efficacy of indoor residual spray against wild malaria vector in southwest Ethiopia

August 21, 2018 - 15:08 -- Open Access
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Zerihun Desalegn, Teklu Wegayehu and Fekadu Massebo
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Malaria Journal 2018 17:300, 20 August 2018

The painted wall surface and standard spray showed better residual efficacy.

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