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Household survey of availability of long-lasting insecticide-treated nets and its determinants in rural Mozambique

August 6, 2015 - 06:13 -- Open Access
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Author(s): 
Inocencio M Quive, Baltazar Candrinho, Diederike Geelhoed
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Malaria Journal 2015, 14:304 (6 August 2015)

The household availability of long-lasting insecticide-treated nets in Changara district has not yet reached levels that may have an impact on the incidence of malaria, despite distribution through campaign and antenatal care.

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Long-lasting insecticidal nets no longer effectively kill the highly resistant Anopheles funestus of southern Mozambique

August 6, 2015 - 05:20 -- Open Access
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Katey D Glunt, Ana Abílio, Quique Bassat, Helder Bulo, Allison E Gilbert, Silvie Huijben, Maria Manaca, Eusebio Macete, Pedro Alonso, Krijn P Paaijmans
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Malaria Journal 2015, 14:298 (5 August 2015)

Anopheles funestus s.s. in Manhiça is extremely resistant to pyrethroids, and this area is clearly a pyrethroid-resistance hotspot.

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Evaluation of a universal coverage bed net distribution campaign in four districts in Sofala Province, Mozambique

November 25, 2014 - 16:47 -- Open Access
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Mateusz M Plucinski, Silvia Chicuecue, Eusébio Macete, James Colborn, Steven S Yoon, S Patrick Kachur, Pedro Aide, Pedro Alonso, Caterina Guinovart, Juliette Morgan
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Malaria Journal 2014, 13:427 (5 November 2014)

During household visits, malaria blood smears were performed and haemoglobin levels were assessed on children under five and data on bed net ownership, access and use were collected; these indicators were analysed at individual, household and community levels.

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In vivo efficacy of artemether-lumefantrine and artesunate-amodiaquine for the treatment of uncomplicated falciparum malaria in children: a multisite, open-label, two-cohort, clinical trial in Mozambique

August 19, 2014 - 14:04 -- Open Access
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Nhama A, Bassat Q, Macete E, et al.
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Malaria Journal 2014, 13 :309 (10 August 2014)

This study confirms that both AL and ASAQ remain highly efficacious and well tolerated for the treatment of uncomplicated malaria in Mozambican children.

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Rapid diagnostic test supply chain and consumption study in Cabo Delgado, Mozambique: estimating stock shortages and identifying drivers of stock-outs

August 13, 2014 - 17:09 -- Open Access
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Hasselback L, Crawford J, Chaluco T, Rajagopal S, Prosser W, Watson N
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Malaria Journal 2014, 13 :295 (2 August 2014)

A longitudinal cross-sectional study was conducted to evaluate drivers of stock shortages in the Cabo Delgado province.

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Impact of age of first exposure to Plasmodium falciparum on antibody responses to malaria in children: a randomized, controlled trial in Mozambique

April 8, 2014 - 20:41 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Nhabomba AJ, Guinovart C, Dobaño C, et al.
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Malaria Journal 2014, 13 :121 (27 March 2014)

A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial using monthly chemoprophylaxis with sulphadoxine-pyrimethamine plus artesunate was conducted to modify the age of first P. falciparum erythrocytic exposure in infancy and assess antibodies and malaria risk over two years.

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Living on the edge: a longitudinal study of Anopheles funestus in an isolated area of Mozambique

June 19, 2013 - 20:32 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Charlwood J, Cuamba N, Tomás EV, Briët OJ
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Malaria Journal 2013, 12:208 (17 June 2013)
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It is suggested that a proportion of the mosquito population may become gonotrophically discordant during the long dry season resulting in enhanced mosquito survival and sustained malaria transmission.

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Impact of asymptomatic Plasmodium falciparum parasitemia on the imunohematological indices among school children and adolescents in a rural area highly endemic for Malaria in southern Mozambique

May 28, 2013 - 15:20 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Eduardo Samo Gudo, António Prista and Ilesh V Jani
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BMC Infectious Diseases 2013, 13:244
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This study was aimed at i) determine the prevalence of APFP in children and adolescents living in a region highly endemic for malaria in southern Mozambique and its impact on the immuno-hematological indices and ii) determine the factors independently associated with APFP.

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Community perceptions of malaria and vaccines in two districts of Mozambique

November 29, 2012 - 08:21 -- Open Access
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Bingham A, Gaspar F, Lancaster K, Conjera J, Collymore Y, Ba-Nguz A
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Malaria Journal 2012, 11:394 (28 November 2012)
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Acceptance of routine childhood vaccines bodes well for a future malaria vaccine.

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A cross-sectional study of sub-clinical Plasmodium falciparum infection in HIV-1 infected and uninfected populations in Mozambique, South- Eastern Africa

August 3, 2012 - 06:55 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
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Noormahomed EV, Orlov M, do Rosario V, Petersen BW, Guthrie C, Badaro R, Schooley RT
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Malaria Journal 2012, 11:252 (1 August 2012)

MalariaWorldDried blood spots are a convenient and sensitive technique for detecting sub-clinical infection with P. falciparum by nested PCR.

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