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Malaria outbreaks in China (1990-2013): a systematic review

July 22, 2014 - 09:10 -- Open Access
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Author(s): 
Lu G, Zhou S, Horstick O, Wang X, Liu Y, Müller O
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Malaria Journal 2014, 13 :269 (10 July 2014)

Beside a number of other challenges, addressing population movement causing malaria appears to be of particular importance to the national malaria programme.

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Genetic diversity and population structure of Plasmodium vivax in Central China

July 22, 2014 - 08:56 -- Open Access
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Liu Y, Auburn S, Cao J, Trimarsanto H, Zhou H, Gray K, Clark TG, Price RN, Cheng Q, Huang R, Gao Q
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Malaria Journal 2014, 13 :262 (9 July 2014)

The population genetic structure of P. vivax in Central China highlights unstable transmission, with limited barriers to gene flow between the central provinces.

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New type of SSUrDNA sequence was detected from both Plasmodium ovale curtisi and Plasmodium ovale wallikeri samples

June 10, 2014 - 15:38 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Li M, Xia Z, Yan H
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Malaria Journal 2014, 13 :216 (3 June 2014)

Both P. ovale wallikeri and P. ovale curtisi infections are present in imported malaria cases of China.

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A household randomized, controlled trial of the efficacy of 0.03% transfluthrin coils alone and in combination with long-lasting insecticidal nets on the incidence of Plasmodium falciparum and Plasmodium vivax malaria in Western Yunnan Province, China

June 10, 2014 - 15:20 -- Open Access
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Hill N, Zhou HN, Wang P, Guo X, Carneiro I, Moore SJ
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Malaria Journal 2014, 13 :208 (31 May 2014)

This is the first robust clinical evaluation of transfluthrin mosquito coils as a means to reduce malaria and the high degree of infection prevented would indicate they represent a potentially highly effective tool, which could be integrated into larger vector control programmes.

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Multiple Resistances and Complex Mechanisms of Anopheles sinensis Mosquito: A Major Obstacle to Mosquito-Borne Diseases Control and Elimination in China

May 28, 2014 - 12:04 -- Open Access
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Xuelian Chang, Daibin Zhong, Qiang Fang, Joshua Hartsel, Guofa Zhou, Linna Shi, Fujin Fang, Changliang Zhu, Guiyun Yan
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PLoS Negl Trop Dis 8(5): e2889

Malaria, dengue fever, and filariasis are three of the most common mosquito-borne diseases worldwide.

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Not Open Access | Association between Fc-gamma receptor IIa (CD32) gene polymorphism and malaria susceptibility: A meta-analysis based on 6928 subjects

March 20, 2014 - 15:38 -- NOT Open Access
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Jiangyang Zhao, Liping Ma, Siyuan Chen, Yantong Xie, Li Xie, Yan Deng, Yu He, Taijie Li, Jian Wang, Shan Li, Xue Qin
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Infection, Genetics and Evolution, Volume 23, April 2014, Pages 169-175

The aim of this meta-analysis was to clarify more accurately the association of this polymorphism with malaria risk.

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The temporal lagged association between meteorological factors and malaria in 30 counties in south-west China: a multilevel distributed lag non-linear analysis

February 19, 2014 - 19:18 -- Open Access
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Zhao X, Chen F, Feng Z, Li X, Zhou X
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Malaria Journal 2014, 13 :57 (15 February 2014)

The Multilevel Distributed Lag Non-linear Model (MDLNM) was used to study the temporal lagged correlation between weekly malaria and weekly meteorological factors.

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Malaria in overseas labourers returning to China: an analysis of imported malaria in Jiangsu Province, 2001-2011

January 30, 2014 - 13:46 -- Open Access
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Liu Y, Hsiang MS, Zhou H, Wang W, Cao Y, Gosling RD, Cao J, Gao Q
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Malaria Journal 2014, 13 :29 (25 January 2014)

From 2001 to 2011 in Jiangsu Province, there was a consistent increase in the number of malaria cases imported from other countries while the number of locally acquired cases sharply declined.

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Not Open Access | Changing Landscape of Malaria in China

January 15, 2014 - 18:51 -- NOT Open Access
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Author(s): 
Gorgui Diouf, Patrick N. Kpanyen, Augustine F. Tokpa, Shaofa Nie
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Asia Pacific Journal Of Public Health 2014 26: 93-100

This study investigated the malaria distribution in China, particularly in provinces with high risks. Spatial and temporal data were assembled for all endemic or historically endemic areas and combined to identify common patterns and to investigate the actual changes in the burden of malaria in the country.

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Genetic diversity of Plasmodium vivax population in Anhui province of China

January 13, 2014 - 18:58 -- Open Access
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Huang B, Huang S, Su X, Guo H, Xu Y, Xu F, Hu X, Yang Y, Wang S, Lu F
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Malaria Journal 2014, 13 :13 (8 January 2014)

The present data indicate that there is some degree of genetic diversity among P. vivax populations in Anhui province of China.

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