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Plasmodium vivax

Open Access | The anaemia of Plasmodium vivax malaria

May 2, 2012 - 13:13 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Douglas NM, Anstey NM, Buffet PA, Poespoprodjo JR, Yeo TW, White NJ, Price RN
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Malaria Journal 2012, 11:135 (27 April 2012)

MalariaWorldPlasmodium vivax threatens nearly half the world's population and is a significant impediment to achievement of the millennium development goals.

Open Access | Plasmodium vivax Adherence to Placental Glycosaminoglycans

April 26, 2012 - 13:20 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Kesinee Chotivanich, Rachanee Udomsangpetch, Rossarin Suwanarusk, Sasithon Pukrittayakamee, Polrat Wilairatana, James G. Beeson, Nicholas P. J. Day, Nicholas J. White
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PLoS ONE 7(4): e34509

MalariaWorldAdherence of P. vivax-infected erythrocytes to glycosaminoglycans may contribute to the pathogenesis of vivax malaria and lead to intrauterine growth retardation.

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Inferring the evolutionary history of Indian Plasmodium vivax from population genetic analyses of multilocus nuclear DNA fragments

April 26, 2012 - 13:14 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Gupta B, Srivastava N, Das A
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Molecular Ecology, Volume 21, Issue 7, pages 1597–1616, April 2012

MalariaWorldThe human malaria parasite Plasmodium vivax is globally widespread, causing high malaria morbidity.

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Open Access | Comparison of molecular tests for the diagnosis of malaria in Honduras

April 26, 2012 - 13:08 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Fontecha GA, Mendoza M, Banegas E, Poorak M, De Oliveira AM, Mancero T, Udhayakumar V, Lucchi NW, Mejia RE
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Malaria Journal 2012, 11:119 (18 April 2012)

MalariaWorldMolecular tests are valuable tools for the confirmation of Plasmodium species and in detecting mixed infections in malaria endemic regions.

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Plasmodium vivax Malaria-associated Acute Kidney Injury, India, 2010-2011.

April 25, 2012 - 15:03 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Kute VB, Trivedi HL, Vanikar AV, Shah PR, Gumber MR, Patel HV, Goswami JG, Kanodia KV.
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Emerg Infect Dis. 2012 May;18(5):842-5.

MalariaWorldAmong 25 cases in India during 2010-2011, associated conditions were renal failure, thrombocytopenia, jaundice, severe anemia, acute respiratory distress syndrome, shock, cerebral malaria, hypoglycemia, and death.

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Open Access | Analysis for genotyping Duffy blood group in inhabitants of Sudan, the Fourth Cataract of the Nile

April 19, 2012 - 07:48 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Kempinska-Podhorodecka A, Knap O, Drozd A, Kaczmarczyk M, Parafiniuk M, Parczewski M, Ciechanowicz A
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Malaria Journal 2012, 11:115 (17 April 2012)

MalariaWorldThis is probably the first report showing genotypically Duffy-negative people who carry both FY*BES and FY*AES.

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Evaluation of immune responses to a Plasmodium vivax CSP-based recombinant protein vaccine candidate in combination with second-generation adjuvants in mice

April 18, 2012 - 13:47 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Joanne M. Lumsden, Saule Nurmukhambetova, Anjali Yadava, et al.
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Vaccine, Volume 30, Issue 22, 9 May 2012, Pages 3311-3319

MalariaWorldIn this study, groups of C57BL/6J mice were immunized subcutaneously three times with VMP001 emulsified with synthetic TLR4 (GLA) or TLR7/8 (R848) agonist in stable emulsion (SE), a combination of the TLR4 and TLR7/8 agonists, or SE alone.

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High Degree of Plasmodium vivax Diversity in the Peruvian Amazon Demonstrated by Tandem Repeat Polymorphism Analysis

April 6, 2012 - 08:28 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Margaret Kosek, Pablo P. Yori, Joseph M. Vinetz, et al.
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Am J Trop Med Hyg 2012 86:580-586

MalariaWorldThese findings demonstrate the potential use of TR markers for molecular epidemiology studies.

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Open Access | Population Structure and Transmission Dynamics of Plasmodium vivax in the Republic of Korea Based on Microsatellite DNA Analysis

April 4, 2012 - 14:17 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Moritoshi Iwagami, Megumi Fukumoto, Seung-Young Hwang, So-Hee Kim, Weon-Gyu Kho, Shigeyuki Kano
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PLoS Negl Trop Dis 6(4): e1592

MalariaWorldThese results suggested a continual introduction of P. vivax from other population sources, probably North Korea.

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Open Access | Sero-epidemiological evaluation of changes in Plasmodium falciparum and Plasmodium vivax transmission patterns over the rainy season in Cambodia

March 29, 2012 - 09:40 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Cook J, Speybroeck N, Sochantha T, Somony H, Sokny M, Claes F, Lemmens K, Theison M, Soares IS, D'Alessandro U, Coosemans M, Erhart A
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Malaria Journal 2012, 11:86 (25 March 2012)

MalariaWorldIn areas of low transmission intensity, such as in Cambodia, the analysis of longitudinal serological data enables a sensitive evaluation of transmission dynamics.

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