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Open Access | Tracing the origins and signatures of selection of antifolate resistance in island populations of Plasmodium falciparum

June 11, 2010 - 08:35 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Salgueiro P, Vicente JL, Ferreira C, Teofilo V, Galvao A, do Rosario VE, Cravo P, Pinto J
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BMC Infectious Diseases 2010, 10:163 (9 June 2010)

This study provides additional evidence for the crucial role of gene flow and drug selective pressures in the rapid spread of SP resistance in P. falciparum populations, from only a few mutation events giving rise to resistance-associated mutants.

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Open Access | Pre-elimination of malaria on the island of Principe

January 27, 2010 - 10:59 -- Ingeborg van Schayk
Author(s): 
Pei-Wen Lee, Chia-Tai Liu, Herodes Sacramento Rampao, Virgilio E do Rosario, Men-Fang Shaio
Reference: 
Malaria Journal 2010, 9:26 (20 January 2010)

The effective measures of the combination of four major control methods have produced a rapid decline in malaria morbidity and mortality on the island of Principe.

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