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Antibody response against three Plasmodium falciparum merozoite antigens in Mamuju District, West Sulawesi Province, Indonesia

September 30, 2014 - 19:43 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Sennang N, Rogerson S, Wahyuni S, Yusuf I, Syafruddin D
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Malaria Journal 2014, 13 :381 (25 September 2014)

Following the government's plan for a malaria elimination programme in Indonesia, baseline malaria surveys were conducted in Mamuju District, West Sulawesi Province, Indonesia to re-assess the malaria situation prior to the establishment of an evidence-based malaria elimination programme in the area. The present study aims to determine the antibody response to three merozoite antigens among the inhabitants of the district.

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Two novel mutations of pfdhps K540T and I588F, affecting sulphadoxine-pyrimethamine-resistant response in uncomplicated falciparum malaria at Banjar district, South Kalimantan Province, Indonesia

April 16, 2014 - 18:52 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Basuki S, Fitriah, Riyanto S, Budiono, Dachlan YP, Uemura H
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Malaria Journal 2014, 13 :135 (4 April 2014)

Pfdhfr and pfdhps genotypes from 24 P. falciparum-infected patients consisting of adequate clinical parasitological response (ACPR) (n = 6; 25.0%) and early treatment failure (ETF) (n = 10; 41.7%) or late parasitological failure (LPF) (n = 8; 33.3%) were obtained by sequencing.

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Early malaria resurgence in pre-elimination areas in Kokap Subdistrict, Kulon Progo, Indonesia

April 2, 2014 - 18:36 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Murhandarwati EE, Fuad A, Nugraheni MD, Suyanto S, Wijayanti MA, Widartono BS, Chuang T
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Malaria Journal 2014, 13 :130 (31 March 2014)

 This study also aims to describe the community perceptions and health services delivery situation that contribute to this case.

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Malaria and Severe Anemia: Thinking beyond Plasmodium falciparum

January 3, 2014 - 14:10 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Roly D. Gosling, Michelle S. Hsiang
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PLoS Med 10(12): e1001576

In this week's PLOS Medicine, Ric Price and colleagues compare the burden of anemia in different plasmodia species in a robust hospital-based surveillance study in Eastern Indonesia.

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Haemoglobin dynamics in Papuan and non-Papuan adults in northeast Papua, Indonesia, with acute, uncomplicated vivax or falciparum malaria

June 24, 2013 - 15:24 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Taylor WR, Widjaja H, Basri H, Tjitra E, Ohrt C, Taufik T, Baso S, Hoffman SL, Richie TL
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Malaria Journal 2013, 12:209 (19 June 2013)
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Haemoglobin recovery was related to baseline Hb. Vivax-infected malaria immune Papuans had persistently lower Hb concentrations compared to non-Papuans with limited malaria exposure. This haematological disadvantage remains unexplained.

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Epidemiology of Plasmodium infections in Flores Island, Indonesia using real-time PCR

May 28, 2013 - 07:49 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Kaisar MM, Supali T, Wiria AE, Hamid F, Wammes LJ, Sartono E, Luty AJ, Brienen EA, Yazdanbakhsh M, van Lieshout L, Verweij JJ
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Malaria Journal 2013, 12:169 (24 May 2013)
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The present study has shown that real-time PCR provides more insight in the epidemiology of Plasmodium infections and can be used as a monitoring tool in the battle against malaria.

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Randomized, Open-Label Trial of Primaquine against Vivax Malaria Relapse in Indonesia

February 19, 2013 - 07:40 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Inge Sutanto, Bagus Tjahjono, Hasan Basri, W. Robert Taylor, Fauziah A. Putri, Rizka A. Meilia, Rianto Setiabudy, Siti Nurleila, Lenny L. Ekawati, Iqbal Elyazar, Jeremy Farrar, Herawati Sudoyo, and J. Kevin Baird
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Antimicrob. Agents Chemother. March 2013 vol. 57 no. 3 1128-1135
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Radical cure of Plasmodium vivax infection applies blood schizontocidal therapy against the acute attack and hypnozoitocidal therapy against later relapse.

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Progress towards malaria elimination in Sabang municipality, Aceh, Indonesia

January 31, 2013 - 14:20 -- Open Access
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Author(s): 
Herdiana H, Fuad A, Asih PB, Zubaedah S, Arisanti R, Syafruddin D, Kusnanto H, Sumiwi M, Yuniarti T, Imran A, Rahmadyani R, Yani M, Kusriastuti R, Tarmizi S, Laihad FJ, Hawley WA
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Malaria Journal 2013, 12:42 (30 January 2013)
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The interventions carried out by the government of Sabang have dramatically reduced the burden of malaria over the past seven years.

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Measurement of Plasmodium falciparum transmission intensity using serological cohort data from Indonesian school children

January 23, 2013 - 06:22 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Bretscher MT, Supargiyono S, Wijayanti MA, Nugraheni D, Widyastuti AN, Lobo NF, Hawley WA, Cook J, Drakeley CJ
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Malaria Journal 2013, 12:21 (17 January 2013)
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This analysis shows that it is possible to measure SCR's from individual-level longitudinal data on antibody titres.

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Serious and Fatal Illness Associated with Falciparum and Vivax Malaria among Patients Admitted to Hospital at West Sumba in Eastern Indonesia

July 4, 2012 - 12:32 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Siti Nurleila, Din Syafruddin, Iqbal R. F. Elyazar and J. Kevin Baird
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Am J Trop Med Hyg 2012 87:41-49

MalariaWorldRecords of 3,449 patients admitted to Karitas Hospital at Waitabula in eastern Indonesia with microscopy-confirmed malaria through 2008 and 2009 were systematically reviewed.

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