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Plasmodium vivax

Whole genome sequencing analysis of Plasmodium vivax using whole genome capture

June 25, 2012 - 13:46 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Bright A, Tewhey R, Abeles S, Chuquiyauri R, Llanos-Cuentas A, Ferreira MU, Schork NJ, Vinetz JM, Winzeler EA
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BMC Genomics 2012, 13:262 (21 June 2012)

MalariaWorldHere we show that in-solution hybridization capture can be used to extract P. vivax DNA from human contaminating DNA in the laboratory without the need for on-site leukocyte filtration.

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Simultaneous detection of Plasmodium vivax and Plasmodium falciparum gametocytes in clinical isolates by multiplex-nested RT-PCR

June 14, 2012 - 09:12 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Kuamsab N, Putaporntip C, Pattanawong U, Jongwutiwes S
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Malaria Journal 2012, 11:190 (10 June 2012)

MalariaWorldThe assay was evaluated using blood samples collected in rainy and dry seasons from febrile patients,in a malaria-endemic area in Thailand. Malaria diagnosis was performed by Giemsa-stained blood smears and 18 S rRNA PCR.

A case of congenital Plasmodium vivax malaria from a temperate region in central China

June 7, 2012 - 11:51 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Liu X, Tao Z, Fang Q, Wang X, Zhang H, Stoute JA, Xia H, Cui L
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Malaria Journal 2012, 11:182 (6 June 2012)

IMalariaWorldn February 2011, a rare case of congenital Plasmodium vivax malaria was diagnosed in a temperate region of Central China.

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NOT Open Access | Molecular test for vivax malaria with loop-mediated isothermal amplification method in central China

June 6, 2012 - 07:21 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Feng Lu, Qi Gao, Huayun Zhou, Jun Cao, Weimin Wang, Chae Seung Lim, SungHun Na, Takafumi Tsuboi & Eun-Taek Han
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Parasitology Research, Volume 110, Number 6 (2012), 2439-2444

MalariaWorldVivax malaria has the highest incidence in central China. High-throughput and cost-effective testing methods are essential for vivax malaria diagnosis in this area.

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NOT Open Access | Pv12, a 6-Cys antigen of Plasmodium vivax, is localized to the merozoite rhoptry

May 28, 2012 - 13:50 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Jian Li, Daisuke Ito, Jun-Hu Chen, Feng Lu, Yang Cheng, Bo Wang, Kwon-Soo Ha, Jun Cao, Motomi Torii, Jetsumon Sattabongkot, Takafumi Tsuboi, Eun-Taek Han
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Parasitology International, Volume 61, Issue 3, September 2012, Pages 443-449

MalariaWorldThe present study suggests that Pv12 is immunogenic in humans during parasite infection and it could play an important role in erythrocyte invasion.

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Open Access | Genetic variation of aldolase from Korean isolates of Plasmodium vivax and its usefulness in serodiagnosis

May 9, 2012 - 15:17 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Kim J, Kim H, Shin H, Sohn Y, Kim H, Lee S, Lee W, Lee H
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Malaria Journal 2012, 11:159 (8 May 2012)

MalariaWorldThe genetic variation of Korean isolates was analysed and recombinant aldolase was evaluated as a serological antigen in Plasmodium vivax malaria.

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Restricted | Interleukin-17 producing T helper cells are increased during natural Plasmodium vivax infection

May 9, 2012 - 14:03 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Lilian Lacerda Bueno, Cristiane Guimarães Morais, Marcus Vinícius Lacerda, Ricardo Toshio Fujiwara, Érika Martins Braga
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Acta Tropica, Volume 123, Issue 1, July 2012, Pages 53–57

MalariaWorldRecent evidences have demonstrated the importance of Th17 cells in host defense against infectious diseases.

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Open Access | Severe disease in children hospitalized with a diagnosis of Plasmodium vivax in south-eastern Pakistan

May 3, 2012 - 08:08 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Shaikh S, Memon H, Shaikh A, Ahmed I, Iohano B, Baird KJ
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Malaria Journal 2012, 11:144 (2 May 2012)

MalariaWorldVivax malaria caused a substantial burden of potentially life-threatening morbidity on a paediatric ward in a hospital in south-eastern Pakistan.

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Open Access | Biology of Human malaria plasmodia including plasmodium knowlesi

May 2, 2012 - 14:48 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Spinello Antinori, Laura Galimberti, Laura Milazzo, Mario Corbellino
Reference: 
Mediterranean Journal Hematology and Infectious Diseases, Vol 4, No 1 (2012)

MalariaWorldMalaria is a vector-borne infection caused by unicellular parasite of the genus Plasmodium.

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