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Open Access | Performance of Two Malaria Rapid Diagnostic Tests in Febrile Adult Patients with and without Human Immunodeficiency Virus-1 Infection in Blantyre, Malawi

February 2, 2012 - 11:52 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Jobiba Chinkhumba, Monica Nyanda, Jacek Skarbinski and Don P. Mathanga
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Am J Trop Med Hyg 2012 86:199-202

MalariaWorldThe performance of two histidine-rich protein type-2–based malaria rapid diagnostic tests (mRDTs) was examined in a rural area with a high prevalence of malaria and human immunodeficiency virus type-1 (HIV-1) infection in 113 and 445 febrile patients ≥ 15 years of age with and without HIV-1 infection, respectively.

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Placental Malaria and Mother-to-Child Transmission of Human Immunodeficiency Virus-1 in Rural Rwanda

August 4, 2011 - 12:36 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Philip L. Bulterys, Ann Chao, Sudeb C. Dalai, M. Christine Zink, Abel Dushimimana, David Katzenstein, Alfred J. Saah and Marc Bulterys
Reference: 
Am J Trop Med Hyg 2011 vol. 85 no. 2 202-206

We conducted a nested case-control study of placental malaria (PM) and mother-to-child transmission (MTCT) of human immunodeficiency virus-1 (HIV-1) within a prospective cohort of 627 mother-infant pairs followed from October 1989 until April 1994 in rural Rwanda.

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Open Access | Human immunodeficiency virus infection and cerebral malaria in children in Uganda: a case-control study

January 19, 2011 - 14:48 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Imani PD, Musoke P, Byarugaba J, Tumwine JK
Reference: 
BMC Pediatrics 2011, 11:5 (14 January 2011)

The aim of this study was to determine whether HIV-1 infection is a risk factor for cerebral malaria in children..

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