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Detection of Plasmodium using filter paper and nested PCR for patients with malaria in Sanliurfa, in Turkey

May 31, 2016 - 17:26 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Nebiye Yentur Doni, Fadile Yildiz Zeyrek and Adnan Seyrek
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Malaria Journal 2016 15:299, 28 May 2016

This study revealed that the accurate diagnosis of malaria by nPCR was compulsory in malaria-endemic Sanliurfa and nPCR should be applied routinely in laboratory studies.

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NOT Open Access | Assessment of in vivo antimalarial activities of some selected medicinal plants from Turkey

January 7, 2014 - 09:38 -- NOT Open Access
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Author(s): 
Ahmet Ozbilgin , Cenk Durmuskahya , Husniye Kayalar & Ipek Ostan
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Parasitology Research, January 2014, Volume 113, Issue 1, pp 165-173

Resistant infections lead to increased necessity of searching novel drugs and drug combinations.

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NOT Open Access | Imported Plasmodium falciparum malaria in Istanbul, Turkey: risk factors for severe course and mortality

October 22, 2013 - 07:25 -- NOT Open Access
Author(s): 
Ferhat Arslan, Ali Mert, Ayse Batirel, Asuman Inan, Ilker Inanc Balkan, Ozcan Nazlican, Cengiz Uzun, and Haluk Vahaboglu
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Trop Doct October 2013 vol. 43 no. 4 129-133
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We describe the epidemiological, clinical features and risk factors for the morbidity and mortality of imported Plasmodium falciparum malaria cases during the last 10 years in Istanbul, Turkey.

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Limited Polymorphism of the Plasmodium vivax Merozoite Surface Protein 1 Gene in Isolates from Turkey

December 3, 2010 - 07:35 -- Patrick Sampao
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Fadile Yildiz Zeyrek., Shin-Ichiro Tachibana., Kazuyuki Tanabe., et al.
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Am J Trop Med Hyg, Dec 2010; 83: 1230 - 1237.

Data suggest a recent population bottleneck in Turkey that may have obscured a signature for balancing selection in the C-terminal 42-kD region, which was otherwise detectable in other areas.

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Spatiotemporal change and ecological modelling of malaria in Turkey by means of geographic information systems

October 22, 2010 - 09:27 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Hakan Mete Dogan, Ilhan Cetin, Mucahit Egri
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Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, Volume 104, Issue 11, November 2010, Pages 726-732

We described the spatiotemporal change of malaria (Plasmodium vivax) in Turkey over 34 years (1975–2008), and assessed the role of environmental variables in this change.

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Monitoring of failure of chloroquine treatment for Plasmodium vivax using polymerase chain reaction in Sanliurfa province, Turkey

March 17, 2010 - 10:46 -- Ingeborg van Schayk
Author(s): 
Fuat Dilmec, M. Ali Kurcer, Feridun Akkafa & Zeynep Simsek
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Parasitology Research, Volume 106, Number 4 / March, 2010 : 783-788

Our target was to determine the Plasmodium species in the southeast region of Turkey and the therapeutic efficacy of CQ used in the treatment of malaria.

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