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Spatial modelling of malaria cases associated with environmental factors in South Sumatra, Indonesia

February 22, 2018 - 15:55 -- Open Access
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Hamzah Hasyim, Afi Nursafingi, Ubydul Haque, Doreen Montag, David A. Groneberg, Meghnath Dhimal, Ulrich Kuch and Ruth Müller
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Malaria Journal 2018 17:87, 20 February 2018

A more in-depth understanding of local ecological factors influencing malaria disease as shown in present study may not only be useful for developing sustainable regional malaria control programmes, but can also benefit malaria elimination efforts at village level.

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Comparative evaluation of anopheline sampling methods in three localities in Indonesia

January 9, 2018 - 16:07 -- Open Access
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Author(s): 
Brandyce St. Laurent, Supratman Sukowati, Neil F. Lobo, et al.
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Malaria Journal 2018 17:13, 8 January 2018

Different trapping methods were suitable for different species, likely reflecting differences in behaviour among species

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Submicroscopic malaria cases play role in local transmission in Trenggalek district, East Java Province, Indonesia

January 8, 2018 - 16:11 -- Open Access
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Heny Arwati, Subagyo Yotopranoto, Etik Ainun Rohmah and Din Syafruddin
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Malaria Journal 2018 17:2, 5 January 2018

The results indicated that although we did not find any microscopically slide positive cases, six PCR positive subjects were found.

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Host attraction and biting behaviour of Anopheles mosquitoes in South Halmahera, Indonesia

August 3, 2017 - 15:18 -- Open Access
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Author(s): 
Brandyce St. Laurent, Timothy A. Burton, Neil F. Lobo, et al.
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Malaria Journal 2017 16:310, 2 August 2017

The species distributions of Anopheles mosquitoes attracted to human, goat, and cow hosts were similar.

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Geography and social distribution of malaria in Indonesian Papua: a cross-sectional study

April 21, 2016 - 16:15 -- Open Access
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Hanandita W, Tampubolon G
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International Journal of Health Geographics 2016, 15 :13 (12 April 2016)

We find that rural Papuans as well as those who live in poor, densely forested, lowland districts are at a higher risk of infection than their counterparts. We also find age and gender differentials in malaria prevalence, if only to a small degree. 

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A zoonotic human infection with simian malaria, Plasmodium knowlesi, in Central Kalimantan, Indonesia

April 19, 2016 - 17:05 -- Open Access
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Wuryantari Setiadi, Herawati Sudoyo, Din Syafruddin, et al.
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Malaria Journal 2016 15:218, 16 April 2016

This study confirmed a zoonotic infection using polymerase chain reaction amplification and Sanger sequencing of plasmodial DNA encoding the mitochondrial cytochrome c oxidase subunit I (mtCOI).

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Performance of four HRP-2/pLDH combination rapid diagnostic tests and field microscopy as screening tests for malaria in pregnancy in Indonesia: a cross-sectional study

November 4, 2015 - 11:49 -- Open Access
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Rukhsana Ahmed, Elvira Levy, Sylvia Maratina, Judith de Jong, Puji Asih, Ismail Rozi, William Hawley, Din Syafruddin, Feiko ter Kuile
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Malaria Journal 2015, 14:420 (29 October 2015)

The diagnostic accuracy to detect malaria among mostly asymptomatic pregnant women and perceived ease of use was slightly better with First-Response ® , but overall, differences between the four RDTs were small and performance comparable to field microscopy.

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Distribution of Plasmodium vivax pvdhfr and pvdhps alleles and their association with sulfadoxine–pyrimethamine treatment outcomes in Indonesia

September 23, 2015 - 16:56 -- Open Access
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Puji Asih, Sylvia Marantina, Din Syafruddin, et al.
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Malaria Journal 2015, 14:365 (22 September 2015)

With proper malaria diagnosis, SP may still be used as a rational anti-malarial drug either as a single prescription or in combination with artemisinin.

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Change of strategy is required for malaria elimination: a case study in Purworejo District, Central Java Province, Indonesia

August 17, 2015 - 08:28 -- Open Access
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E Murhandarwati, Anis Fuad, Sulistyawati, Mahardika Wijayanti, Michael Bia, Barandi Widartono, Kuswantoro, Neil F Lobo, Supargiyono, William A Hawley
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Malaria Journal 2015, 14:318 (16 August 2015)

A new malaria elimination approach that fits the local disease transmission, intervention and political system is required.

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A comprehensive assessment of the malaria microscopy system of Aceh, Indonesia, in preparation for malaria elimination

June 12, 2015 - 11:32 -- Open Access
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Lenny L Ekawati, Herdiana Herdiana, William A Hawley, et al.
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Malaria Journal 2015, 14:240 (11 June 2015)

The study highlights the importance of careful assessment of diagnostic capacity when embarking upon a large-scale malaria elimination programme.

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