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Larval habitat characterization of Anopheles darlingi from its northernmost geographical distribution in Chiapas, Mexico

December 29, 2015 - 16:19 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Cuauhtémoc Villarreal-Treviño, R. Penilla-Navarro, M. Vázquez-Martínez, David Moo-Llanes, Jana Ríos-Delgado, Ildefonso Fernández-Salas, Américo Rodríguez
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Malaria Journal 2015, 14:517 (22 December 2015)

The mosquito An. darlingi larval habitats were found in different hydrological types.

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Effectiveness of combined chloroquine and primaquine treatment in 14 days versus intermittent single dose regimen, in an open, non-randomized, clinical trial, to eliminate Plasmodium vivax in southern Mexico

November 4, 2015 - 13:34 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Lilia Gonzalez-Ceron, Mario Rodriguez, Marco Sandoval, Frida Santillan, Sonia Galindo-Virgen, Angel Betanzos, Angel Rosales, Olga Palomeque
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Malaria Journal 2015, 14:426 (30 October 2015)

T14 was effective for opportune elimination of the primary blood infection and preventing relapse episodes.

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Socioeconomic factors, attitudes and practices associated with malaria prevention in the coastal plain of Chiapas, Mexico

May 6, 2014 - 07:57 -- Open Access
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Author(s): 
Mora-Ruíz M, Penilla R, Ordóñez JG, López AD, Solis F, Torres-Estrada J, Rodríguez AD
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Malaria Journal 2014, 13 :157 (23 April 2014)

Housing conditions and malaria preventive practices have improved in these rural areas in 17 years, which could be in favor of malaria elimination in this area.

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Molecular epidemiology of Plasmodium vivax in Latin America: polymorphism and evolutionary relationships of the circumsporozoite gene

July 18, 2013 - 04:50 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
González-Cerón L, Martinez-Barnetche J, Montero-Solís C, Santillán F, Soto AM, Rodríguez MH, Espinosa BJ, Chávez OA
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Malaria Journal 2013, 12:243 (15 July 2013)
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Plasmodium vivax circumsporozoite protein gene polymorphism was investigated using polymerase chain reaction amplification and restriction fragment length polymorphism (PCR-RFLP), and Sanger sequencing in isolates from the Pacific Ocean coast of Mexico, Nicaragua, and Peru.

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Event: Save the Date for the 2014 Keystone Symposia on The Science of Malaria

March 28, 2013 - 18:00 -- MalariaWorld Events

Date: February 2-7, 2014

Location: Mérida, Yucatán, México

Scientific Organizers: Pedro L. Alonso, Chetan E. Chitnis and Lee Hall
Organized in collaboration with MESA – Malaria Eradication Scientific Alliance

Deconstructing the risk for malaria in United States donors deferred for travel to Mexico

October 26, 2011 - 08:51 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Bryan Spencer, Steven Kleinman, Brian Custer, Ritchard Cable, Susan L. Wilkinson, Whitney Steele, Patrick M. High and David Wright
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Transfusion, Volume 51, Issue 11, pages 2398–2410, November 2011

MalariaWorldDeferral requirements should be relaxed for presenting donors who traveled to areas within Mexico that confer exceptionally small risks for malaria, such as Quintana Roo.

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Sequence variation of ookinete surface proteins Pvs25 and Pvs28 of Plasmodium vivax isolates from Southern Mexico and their association to local anophelines infectivity

May 27, 2010 - 11:50 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Lilia C., Alejandro D., et al.
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Infection, Genetics and Evolution, Volume 10, Issue 5, July 2010, Pages 645-654

The polymorphism of Pvs25 and Pvs28 ookinete surface proteins, their association to circumsporozoite protein repeat (CSPr) genotypes (Vk210 and Vk247) and their infectivity to local Anopheles albimanus and Anopheles pseudopunctipennis were investigated in Plasmodium vivax-infected blood samples obtained from patients in Southern Mexico.

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