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Future Climate Data from RCP 4.5 and Occurrence of Malaria in Korea

October 15, 2014 - 19:04 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Janwon Kwak, Huiseong Noh, Soojun Kim, Vijay P. Singh, Seung Jin Hong, Duckgil Kim, Keonhaeng Lee, Narae Kang and Hung Soo Kim
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Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2014, 11(10), 10587-10605

The objective of this study is to quantify the effect of climatic factors on the occurrence of malaria in Korea and construct a malaria occurrence model for predicting the future trend of malaria under the influence of climate change.

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Not Open Access | Evaluation of the efficacy of chloroquine chemoprophylaxis for vivax malaria among Republic of Korea military personnel

July 29, 2013 - 19:00 -- NOT Open Access
Author(s): 
Sookwan Jeong, Hye-Won Yang, Dong-Il Chung, et al.
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Parasitology International, Volume 62, Issue 6, December 2013, Pages 494-496
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These findings indicate that the current malaria control program should be carefully reconsidered, in terms of, individual instruction, current chemoprophylaxis program regimens, and schedules to improve the efficacy of prophylaxis in the ROK military.

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Polymorphism of the parasite lactate dehydrogenase gene from Plasmodium vivax Korean isolates

May 23, 2013 - 07:11 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Shin H, Kim J, Lee W, Sohn Y, Lee S, Kang Y, Lee H
Reference: 
Malaria Journal 2013, 12:166 (21 May 2013)
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The pLDH genes of 19 isolates of P. vivax were identical, except one for SNP at nucleotide 456.

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Genetic polymorphism and natural selection in the C-terminal 42 kDa region of merozoite surface protein-1 among Plasmodium vivax Korean isolates

June 20, 2012 - 12:54 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Kang J, Ju H, Kang Y, Lee D, Moon S, Sohn W, Park J, Kim T, Na B
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Malaria Journal 2012, 11:206 (18 June 2012)

MalariaWorldPvMSP-142 of Korean P. vivax isolates displayed allelic polymorphisms caused by mutation, recombination and balancing selection.

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Open Access | Population Structure and Transmission Dynamics of Plasmodium vivax in the Republic of Korea Based on Microsatellite DNA Analysis

April 4, 2012 - 14:17 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Moritoshi Iwagami, Megumi Fukumoto, Seung-Young Hwang, So-Hee Kim, Weon-Gyu Kho, Shigeyuki Kano
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PLoS Negl Trop Dis 6(4): e1592

MalariaWorldThese results suggested a continual introduction of P. vivax from other population sources, probably North Korea.

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Evaluation of four rapid diagnostic tests for the diagnosis of Plasmodium vivax in Korea

October 11, 2011 - 06:39 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Kyung Hee Kim, Jin Woo Jang, Mi Kyung Woo, Jun Seo Oh, Eun Taek Han, Won Ja Lee, Seong Soo A. An and Chae Seung Lim
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Tropical Medicine & International Health, Volume 16, Issue 11, pages 1427–1431, November 2011

MalariaWorldThe performances of all four malaria RDT kits were acceptable, although Humasis Malaria P.f/Pan antigen test and CareStartTM Malaria Pf/Pv Combo test gave superior performances with ROK isolates.

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Conserved sequences of thrombospondin-related adhesive protein gene of Plasmodium vivax in clinical isolates from Korea

July 13, 2011 - 08:04 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Myung H. Nam, Jin W. Jang, Hanna Kim, Eun T. Han, Won J. Lee, Seong S. A. An, Ae S. D. Park and Chae S. Lim
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Tropical Medicine & International Health, Volume 16, Issue 8, pages 923–928, August 2011

Thrombospondin-related adhesive protein (TRAP) from Plasmodium vivax (P. vivax) became one of the important vaccine candidates for malaria, because P. vivax TRAP (PvTRAP) is responsible for the sporozoite–host interactions.

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The role of Pvs28 in sporozoite development in Anopheles sinensis and its longevity in BALB/c mice

January 20, 2011 - 11:35 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Tong-Soo Kim, Hyung-Hwan Kim, Sung-Ung Moon, Sun-Sim Lee, E-Hyun Shin, Chang-Mi Oh, Yoon-Joong Kang, Do-Kyung Kim, Youngjoo Sohn, Hyuck Kim, Hyeong-Woo Lee
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Experimental Parasitology, Volume 127, Issue 2, February 2011, Pages 346-350

To develop a vivax malaria vaccine for blocking malarial transmission, the ookinete surface protein Pvs28 was cloned from Korean malaria patients using polymerase chain reaction.

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Open Access | Analysis of the dihydrofolate reductase-thymidylate synthase gene sequences in Plasmodium vivax field isolates that failed chloroquine treatment

November 24, 2010 - 09:12 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Won-Ja Lee, Hyung-Hwan Kim, Yien-Kyoung Choi, Kyung-Mi Choi, Mi-A Kim, Jung-Yeon Kim, Jetsumon Sattabongkot, Youngjoo Sohn, Hyuk Kim, Jong-Koo Lee, Han-Sook Park, Hyeong-Woo Lee
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Malaria Journal 2010, 9:331 (18 November 2010)

These results suggest that sequence variations in the DHFR-TS represent the prevalence of antifolate-resistant P. vivax in Korea.

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Sequence polymorphisms of Plasmodium vivax ookinete surface proteins (Pvs25 and Pvs28) from clinical isolates in Korea (pages 1072–1076)

August 26, 2010 - 14:33 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Eun Taek Han, Won Ja Lee, Jetsumon Sattabongkot, Jin Woo Jang, Myoung Hyun Nam, Seong Soo A. An, InBum Suh and Chae Seung Lim
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Tropical Medicine & International Health, Volume 15, Issue 9, pages 1072–1076, September 2010

The Ookinete surface proteins of Plasmodium vivax (P. vivax), Pvs25 and Pvs28, were candidates for the transmission blocking vaccine (TBV), which exhibited great antigenic diversities among various isolates.

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