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Sequence Analysis of Different Domains of Plasmodium vivax Apical Membrane Antigen (PvAMA-1 gene) Locus in Iran

November 15, 2012 - 07:37 -- Open Access
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A Motevalli Haghi, M Nateghpour, GhH Edrissian, Z Sepehrizadeh, M Mohebali, MR Khoramizade, S Sabouri Shahrbabak, H Moghimi
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Iran J Parasitol. 2012;7(1):26-31
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We cloned and characterized three domains of PvAMA-1 gene from an Iranian patient.

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Absence of asymptomatic malaria infection in endemic area of bashagard district, hormozgan province, iran

November 14, 2012 - 09:55 -- Open Access
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Author(s): 
H Turki, S Zoghi, AA Mehrizi, S Zakeri, A Raeisi, H Khazan, A Haghdoost
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Iranian Journal of Parasitology, 2012;7(1) : 36-44
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This study showed no asymptomatic malaria infection in the studied population; hence malaria elimination is feasible and can be successfully carried out in this region.

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Efficacy of applying self-assessment of larviciding operation, Chabahar, Iran

September 18, 2012 - 08:13 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
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Ranjbar M, Gorgij K, Mohammadi M, Haghdoost A, Ansari-Moghaddam A, Nikpour F, Salehi M, Sakeni M, Hasanzahi A, Olanratmanee P, Kittayapong P
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Malaria Journal 2012, 11:329 (17 September 2012)

MalariaWorldThe self-assessment tool seems to be valid and reliable in improving effectiveness of larviciding operations.

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Not Open Access | Community Sleeping Pattern and Anopheline Biting in Southeastern Iran: A Country Earmarked for Malaria Elimination

September 7, 2012 - 04:19 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Hamid R. Basseri, Mohammad R. Abai, Ahmad Raeisi and Khandan Shahandeh
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Am J Trop Med Hyg 2012 87:499-503

MalariaWorldA cross-sectional study of 775 randomly selected inhabitants, including 385 Baluchi residents and 390 Afghani refugees, was conducted in a malarious area in Sabaz District, Sistan-Baluchestan Province, southeastern Iran.

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Spatial analysis and mapping of malaria risk in an endemic area, south of Iran: A GIS based decision making for planning of control

February 15, 2012 - 15:11 -- Patrick Sampao
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A.A. Hanafi-Bojd, H. Vatandoost, M.A. Oshaghi, Z. Charrahy, A.A. Haghdoost, G. Zamani, F. Abedi, M.M. Sedaghat, M. Soltani, M. Shahi, A. Raeisi
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Acta Tropica, Volume 122, Issue 1, April 2012, Pages 132-137

MalariaWorldThe aim of this study was to determine the situation of the disease and provide the risk map for the area. ArcGIS9.2 was used for mapping spatial distribution of malaria incidence.

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Entomological and epidemiological attributes for malaria transmission and implementation of vector control in southern Iran

December 20, 2011 - 09:28 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
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A.A. Hanafi-Bojd, H. Vatandoost, M.A. Oshaghi, A.A. Haghdoost, M. Shahi, M.M. Sedaghat, F. Abedi, M. Yeryan, A. Pakari
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Acta Tropica, Volume 121, Issue 2, February 2012, Pages 85-92

MalariaWorldBashagard is an important malaria endemic area in south of Iran. An epidemiological and entomological survey was performed during 2002–2010.

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Open Access | Baseline results of the first malaria indicator survey in Iran at the health facility level

November 1, 2011 - 07:51 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Raiesi A, Nikpour F, Ansari-Moghaddam A, Ranjbar M, Rakhshani F, Mohammadi M, Haghdost A, Taghizadeh-Asl R, Sakeni M, Safari R, Saffari M
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Malaria Journal 2011, 10:319 (27 October 2011)

MalariaWorldTo sum up, malaria case management still constitutes a public health problem in Iran.

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IgG subclass antibodies to three variants of Plasmodium falciparum merozoite surface protein-1 (PfMSP-119) in an area with unstable malaria transmission in Iran

July 26, 2011 - 06:47 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Akram Abouie Mehrizi, Sara Asgharpour, Ali-Hatef Salmanian, Navid Dinparast Djadid, Sedigheh Zakeri
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Acta Tropica, Volume 119, Issues 2-3, August 2011, Pages 84-90

Plasmodium falciparum remains globally an important cause of mortality and morbidity and despite decades of research, no effective vaccine is available against this deadly parasite.

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Characterization of the metacaspase 1 gene in Plasmodium vivax field isolates from southern Iran and Italian imported cases

May 31, 2011 - 11:41 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
H. Rezanezhad, M. Menegon, B. Sarkari, G.R. Hatam, C. Severini
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Acta Tropica Volume 119, Issue 1, July 2011, Pages 57-60

Plasmodium vivax is still the more prevalent human Plasmodium outside Africa and despite this fact, there is still a deep lack of knowledge on its biology.

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