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Guinea Bissau

Plasmodium falciparum infection rates for some Anopheles spp. from Guinea-Bissau, West Africa

October 27, 2014 - 16:30 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Michelle R. Sanford, Anthony J. Cornel, Catelyn C. Nieman, Joao Dinis, Clare D. Marsden, Allison M. Weakley, Sarah Han, Amabelia Rodrigues, Gregory C. Lanzaro, Yoosook Lee
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F1000Research 3: 243 2014

Presence of Plasmodium falciparum circumsporozoite protein (CSP) was detected by enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) in a sample of Anopheles gambiae s.s., A. melas and A. pharoensis collected in Guinea-Bissau during October and November 2009.

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Open Access | Comparison of surveillance methods applied to a situation of low malaria prevalence at rural sites in The Gambia and Guinea Bissau

December 8, 2009 - 12:22 -- Ingeborg van Schayk
Author(s): 
Judith Satoguina, Brigitte Walther, Christopher Drakeley, Davis Nwakanma, Eniyou C Oriero, Simon Correa, Patrick Corran, David J Conway, Michael Walther
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Malaria Journal 2009, 8:274 (2 December 2009)

This study aims to provide parasite prevalence data from three sites in the Gambia and Guinea Bissau, respectively, and compares the usefulness of PCR, rapid diagnostic tests (RDT), serology and slide-microscopy for surveillance.

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