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Assessing the asymptomatic reservoir and dihydroartemisinin–piperaquine effectiveness in a low transmission setting threatened by artemisinin resistant Plasmodium falciparum

September 6, 2016 - 17:52 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Grégoire Falq, Rafael Van Den Bergh, Martin De Smet, William Etienne, Chea Nguon, Huy Rekol, Mallika Imwong, Arjen Dondorp and Jean-Marie Kindermans
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Malaria Journal 2016 15:446, 1 September 2016

The overall low prevalence of P. falciparum was confirmed in Chey Saen district in Cambodia, while there were important variations between villages.

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Cow-baited tents are highly effective in sampling diverse Anopheles malaria vectors in Cambodia

August 30, 2016 - 15:13 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Brandyce St. Laurent, Kolthida Oy, Becky Miller, Elizabeth B. Gasteiger, Eunjae Lee, Siv Sovannaroth, Robert W. Gwadz, Jennifer M. Anderson and Rick M. Fairhurst
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Malaria Journal 2016 15:440, 30 August 2016

These data indicate that cow-baited tents are highly effective in sampling diverse Anopheles malaria vectors in Cambodia.

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High mobility, low access thwarts interventions among seasonal workers in the Greater Mekong Sub-region: lessons from the malaria containment project

August 30, 2016 - 15:04 -- Open Access
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Author(s): 
Sara E. Canavati, Cesia E. Quintero, Harriet L. S. Lawford, Sovann Yok, Dysoley Lek, Jack S. Richards and Maxine Anne Whittaker
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Malaria Journal 2016 15:434, 26 August 2016

There is potential in two of the interventions assessed, but high mobility and inadequate exposure of seasonal workers to these interventions must be considered in the development and planning of future interventions to avoid investing in low-impact activities and ensure that all interventions perform according to their maximum potential.

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NOT Open Access | Efficacy and Safety of Pyronaridine-Artesunate for Treatment of Uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum Malaria in Western Cambodia

June 23, 2016 - 15:04 -- NOT Open Access
Author(s): 
Rithea Leang, Sara E. Canavati, Pascal Ringwald, et al.
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Antimicrob. Agents Chemother. July 2016 vol. 60 no. 7 3884-3890

Pyronaridine-artesunate efficacy for the treatment of uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria was assessed in an area of artemisinin resistance in western Cambodia.

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Plasmodium falciparum parasite population structure and gene flow associated to anti-malarial drugs resistance in Cambodia

June 16, 2016 - 16:14 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Ankit Dwivedi, Nimol Khim, Emmanuel Cornillot, et al.
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Malaria Journal 2016 15:319, 14 June 2016

The gene flow between these subpopulations might have driven the spread of artemisinin resistance over Cambodia.

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Evaluation of intensified behaviour change communication strategies in an artemisinin resistance setting

May 2, 2016 - 06:41 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Sara E. Canavati, Celine Zegers de Beyl, Po Ly, Muhammad Shafique, Thavrin Boukheng, Chandary Rang, Maxine Anne Whittaker, Arantxa Roca-Feltrer and David Sintasath
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Malaria Journal 2016 15:249, 30 April 2016

The use of iBCC supported positive improvements in both attitudes and behaviours among the population with regard to malaria compared to mass media (niBCC) only.

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Evidence of successful malaria case management policy implementation in Cambodia: results from national ACTwatch outlet surveys

April 8, 2016 - 17:04 -- Open Access
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Author(s): 
Joe Novotny, Amandeep Singh, Lek Dysoley, Siv Sovannaroth and Huy Rekol
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Malaria Journal 2016 15:194, 8 April 2016

Continued implementation of successful public and private sector strategies in support of evolving malaria drug treatment policies will be important to protect the efficacy of anti-malarial medicines and ultimately facilitate malaria elimination in Cambodia by 2025.

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Complexity of Infection and Genetic Diversity in Cambodian Plasmodium vivax

April 2, 2016 - 16:53 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Lindsey R. Friedrich, Jean Popovici, Saorin Kim, Lek Dysoley, Peter A. Zimmerman, Didier Menard, David Serre
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PLoS Negl Trop Dis 10(3): e0004526

Our findings demonstrate that this high-throughput genotyping assay is efficient in characterizing P. vivax diversity and can provide valuable insights to assess the efficacy of malaria elimination programs or to monitor the spread of specific parasites.

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Establishing research priorities for malaria elimination in the context of the emergency response to artemisinin resistance framework-the Cambodian approach

March 1, 2016 - 17:51 -- Open Access
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Author(s): 
Sara E. Canavati, Harriet L. S. Lawford, Walter M. Kazadi, et al.
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Malaria Journal 2016 15:120, 25 February 2016

This paper describes ERAR’s work on supporting Cambodia’s transition to malaria elimination by identifying national operational research priorities

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Positive deviance as a novel tool in malaria control and elimination: methodology, qualitative assessment and future potential

February 18, 2016 - 09:51 -- Open Access
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Author(s): 
Muhammad Shafique, Hannah M. Edwards, Celine Zegers De Beyl, Bou Kheng Thavrin, Myo Min and Arantxa Roca-Feltrer
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Malaria Journal 2016 15:91, 16 February 2016

PD offers a promising tool in malaria control and elimination settings.

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