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The effect of oral anthelmintics on the survivorship and re-feeding frequency of anthropophilic mosquito disease vectors

September 10, 2010 - 15:06 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Acta Tropica, Volume 116, Issue 2, November 2010, Pages 119-126
Reference: 
Kevin C. Kobylinski, Kelsey M. Deus, Matthew P. Butters, Tan Hongyu, Meg Gray, Ines Marques da Silva, Massamba Sylla, Brian D. Foy

These findings suggest that ivermectin MDA in Africa may be used to decrease malaria transmission if MDAs were administered more frequently.

Predictive factors of severe disease secondary to falciparum malaria among travelers

March 25, 2010 - 13:39 -- Ingeborg van Schayk
Author(s): 
G. Saliba, W. Kamouh, A. Fontanet, J. Le Bras
Reference: 
Pathologie Biologie, In Press, Corrected Proof, Available online 19 March 2010

This study points out two particularly interesting results: severe malaria is significantly associated with the infection by a chloroquine resistant P. falciparum phenotype and with the parasite's acquisition in the south-eastern asian region.

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