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Yemen

Entomological aspects and the role of human behaviour in malaria transmission in a highland region of the Republic of Yemen

March 2, 2016 - 17:29 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Samira M. A. Al-Eryani, Louise Kelly-Hope, Ralph E. Harbach, Andrew G. Briscoe, Guy Barnish, Ahmed Azazy and Philip J. McCall
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Malaria Journal 2016 15:130, 1 March 2016

The predominantly indoor human biting vectors recorded in this study could be targeted effectively with LLINs, indoor residual spraying and/or insecticide-treated window/door curtains reinforced by education to instil a perception that effective and affordable malaria prevention is achievable.

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Genetic variation of pfhrp2 in Plasmodium falciparum isolates from Yemen and the performance of HRP2-based malaria rapid diagnostic test

July 28, 2015 - 14:37 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Atroosh W, Al-Mekhlafi H, Surin J, et al.
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Parasites & Vectors 2015, 8 :388 (22 July 2015)

The present study provides data on the genetic variation within the pfhrp2 gene, and its potential impact on the PfHRP2-based RDTs commonly used in Yemen. 

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Genetic diversity of Plasmodium falciparum and distribution of drug resistance haplotypes in Yemen

July 18, 2013 - 04:39 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Al-Hamidhi S, Mahdy MA, Al-Hashami Z, Al-Farsi H, Al-mekhlafi AM, Idris MA, Beja-Pereira A, Babiker HA
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Malaria Journal 2013, 12:244 (15 July 2013)
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This study examined the genetic diversity of Plasmodium falciparum in Yemen and mutations of drug resistant genes, to elucidate parasite structure and distribution of drug resistance genotypes in the region.

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Open Access | Molecular markers of anti-malarial drug resistance in Lahj Governorate, Yemen: baseline data and implications

August 24, 2011 - 10:11 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Mubjer RA, Adeel AA, Chance ML, Hassan AA
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Malaria Journal 2011, 10:245 (21 August 2011)

This is the first study to report baseline information on the characteristics and implications of anti-malarial drug resistance markers in Yemen.

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Placental malaria, anaemia and low birthweight in Yemen

March 5, 2010 - 12:08 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Anisa H. Albiti, Ishag Adam, Abdulla S. Ghouth
Reference: 
Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, Volume 104, Issue 3, March 2010, Pages 191-194

A cross-sectional study was conducted during the period of August 2007–April 2008 at Al-Wahda Teaching Hospital in Yemen to investigate prevalence and risk factors for placental malaria and anaemia and their effects on birthweight. 

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