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The effect of blood storage age on treatment of lactic acidosis by transfusion in children with severe malarial anaemia: a pilot, randomized, controlled trial

February 11, 2013 - 15:56 -- Open Access
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Author(s): 
Dhabangi A, Mworozi E, Lubega IR, Cserti-Gazdewich CM, Maganda A, Dzik WH
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Malaria Journal 2013, 12:55 (6 February 2013)
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The objective of this pilot study was to evaluate the effect of blood storage age on resolution of lactic acidosis in children with severe malarial anaemia and demonstrate feasibility of conducting a large trial.

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Analysis of malaria surveillance data in Ethiopia: what can be learned from the integrated disease surveillance and response system?

September 18, 2012 - 08:15 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
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Jima D, Wondabeku M, Alemu A, Teferra A, Awel N, Deressa W, Adissie A, Tadesse Z, Gebre T, Mosher AW, Richards FO, Graves PM
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Malaria Journal 2012, 11:330 (17 September 2012)

MalariaWorldThe Integrated Disease Surveillance and Response System functioned well over the time period mid 2004 to the end of 2008.

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Insights into deregulated TNF and IL-10 production in malaria: implications for understanding severe malarial anaemia

August 3, 2012 - 06:57 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
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Boeuf PS, Loizon S, Awandare GA, Tetteh JK, Addae MM, Adjei GO, Goka B, Kurtzhals JA, Puijalon O, Hviid L, Akanmori BD, Behr C
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Malaria Journal 2012, 11:253 (1 August 2012)

MalariaWorldThese data reveal that SMA patients have the potential to mount efficient IL-10 responses and that the TNF/IL-10 imbalance may reflect a specific monocyte and T cell programming/polarization pattern in response to infection.

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Open Access | Understanding the clinical spectrum of complicated Plasmodium vivax malaria: a systematic review on the contributions of the Brazilian literature

January 11, 2012 - 08:43 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
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Lacerda MV, Mourao MP, Alexandre MA, Siqueira AM, Magalhaes BM, Martinez-Espinosa FE, Santana Filho FS, Brasil P, Ventura AM, Tada MS, Couto VS, Silva AR, Silva RS, Alecrim MG
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Malaria Journal 2012, 11:12 (9 January 2012)

MalariaWorldThe resurgence of the malaria eradication agenda and the increasing number of severe manifestation reports has contributed to a renewed interested in the Plasmodium vivax infection.

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Open Access | The effect of household heads training about the use of treated bed nets on the burden of malaria and anaemia in under-five children: a cluster randomized trial in Ethiopia

January 11, 2012 - 08:21 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
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Deribew A, Birhanu Z, Sena L, Dejene T, Reda AA, Sudhakar M, Alemseged F, Tessema F, Zeynudin A, Biadgilign S, Deribe K
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Malaria Journal 2012, 11:8 (6 January 2012)

MalariaWorldTraining of household heads on the utilization of LLITN significantly reduces the burden of malaria in under-five children.

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Open Access | Early and extensive CD55 loss from red blood cells supports a causal role in malarial anaemia

January 4, 2012 - 07:07 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Gwamaka M, Fried M, Domingo G, Duffy PE
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Malaria Journal 2011, 10:386 (29 December 2011)

MalariaWorldThe extent of CD55 loss from RBC of all ages early in the course of malarial anaemia and the correlation of CD55 with haemoglobin levels support the hypothesis that CD55 may play a causal role in this disorder.

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Open Access | Complement receptor 1 and malaria

September 20, 2011 - 12:53 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
José A. Stoute
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Cellular Microbiology, Volume 13, Issue 10, pages 1441–1450, October 2011

The finding of conflicting reports about the exact role of these variants in severe disease underlies the complexity of the parasite–host interactions and highlights the need for further studies.

Open Access | Anaemia & expression levels of CD35, CD55 & CD59 on red blood cells in Plasmodium falciparum malaria patients from India

July 12, 2011 - 14:16 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
R.C. Mahajan, K. Narain & J. Mahanta
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Indian J Med Res 133, June 2011, pp 662-664

Flowcytometry was used to study expression of CR1, CD55 and CD59 in 50 Pf cases and 30 normal healthy volunteers.

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Open Access | Mapping the Risk of Anaemia in Preschool-Age Children: The Contribution of Malnutrition, Malaria, and Helminth Infections in West Africa

June 9, 2011 - 07:39 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
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Ricardo J. Soares Magalhães, Archie C. A. Clements
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PLoS Med 8(6): e1000438

By mapping the distribution of anaemia risk in preschool children adjusted for malnutrition and parasitic infections, we provide a means to identify the geographical limits of anaemia burden and the contribution that malnutrition and parasites make to anaemia.

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Open Access | A perspective of the epidemiology of malaria and anaemia and their impact on maternal and perinatal outcomes in Sudan

March 17, 2011 - 08:25 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Ishag Adam, Elhassan M Elhassan, Abd Elrahium D Haggaz, Abdel Aziem A Ali, Gamal K Adam
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The Journal of Infection in Developing Countries, Vol 5, No 02

More care should be taken to ensure proper nutrition and malaria prevention such as bed nets and intermittent preventive treatments to avoid these diseases and their effects on maternal and perinatal outcomes.

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