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Insecticide-treated net (ITN)

Exploring the heterogeneity of human exposure to malaria vectors in an urban setting, Bouaké, Côte d’Ivoire, using an immuno-epidemiological biomarker

March 13, 2019 - 14:41 -- Open Access
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Dipomin F. Traoré, André B. Sagna, Franck Remoue, et al.
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Malaria Journal 2019 18:68, 11 March 2019

This study highlights the high risk of malaria exposure in African urban settings and the high heterogeneity of child exposure to the Anopheles vector between neighbourhoods in the same city.

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Factors associated with insecticide-treated net usage among women of childbearing age in Malawi: a multilevel analysis

October 23, 2018 - 14:41 -- Open Access
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Owen Nkoka, Ting-Wu Chuang, Kun-Yang Chuang and Yi-Hua Chen
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Malaria Journal 2018 17:372, 19 October 2018

The findings confirmed the importance of assessing various factors affecting ITN usage among groups of WOCBA.

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Multiple entries and exits and other complex human patterns of insecticide-treated net use: a possible contributor to residual malaria transmission?

July 4, 2017 - 15:39 -- Open Access
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Author(s): 
Steven A. Harvey, Yukyan Lam, Nina A. Martin and Maribel Paredes Olórtegui
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Malaria Journal 2017 16:265, 3 July 2017

These findings suggest that the ITN use patterns observed in this study may contribute to residual transmission.

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Insecticide-treated net effectiveness at preventing Plasmodium falciparum infection varies by age and season

January 24, 2017 - 17:55 -- Open Access
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Andrea G. Buchwald, Jenna E. Coalson, Miriam K. Laufer, et al.
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Malaria Journal 2017 16:32, 17 January 2017

Protection against infection with ITN use varies by age group and season.

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Malaria intervention scale-up in Africa: effectiveness predictions for health programme planning tools, based on dynamic transmission modelling

August 23, 2016 - 18:29 -- Open Access
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Eline Korenromp, Guy Mahiané, Matthew Hamilton, Carel Pretorius, Richard Cibulskis, Jeremy Lauer, Thomas A. Smith and Olivier J. T. Briët
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Malaria Journal 2016 15:417, 18 August 2016

Health improvements following malaria intervention scale-up vary with endemicity, seasonality, age and time.

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Where have all the mosquito nets gone? Spatial modelling reveals mosquito net distributions across Tanzania do not target optimal Anopheles mosquito habitats

August 24, 2015 - 17:40 -- Open Access
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Emily Acheson, Andrew Plowright, Jeremy Kerr
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Malaria Journal 2015, 14:322 (19 August 2015)

Insecticide-treated net ownership is critical for malaria control.

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Gender differences in the use of insecticide-treated nets after a universal free distribution campaign in Kano State, Nigeria: post-campaign survey results

April 11, 2013 - 08:30 -- Open Access
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Author(s): 
Garley AE, Ivanovich E, Eckert E, Negroustoueva S, Ye Y
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Malaria Journal 2013, 12:119 (10 April 2013)
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This study reveals gender disparity in ITN use, with males less likely to use ITNs particularly among ages 15--25 years.

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Modelling the cost-effectiveness of mass screening and treatment for reducing Plasmodium falciparum malaria burden

January 8, 2013 - 09:07 -- Open Access
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Crowell V, Briët OJ, Hardy D, Chitnis N, Maire N, Di Pasquale A, Smith TA
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Malaria Journal 2013, 12:4 (3 January 2013)
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In all the transmission settings considered, achieving a minimal level of ITN coverage is a "best buy".

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Open Access | Changing individual-level risk factors for malaria with declining transmission in southern Zambia: a cross-sectional study

November 2, 2011 - 06:41 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
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Sutcliffe CG, Kobayashi T, Hamapumbu H, Shields T, Kamanga A, Mharakurwa S, Thuma PE, Glass G, Moss WJ
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Malaria Journal 2011, 10:324 (31 October 2011)

MalariaWorldWith declining malaria prevalence, few individual-level characteristics were correlated with RDT positivity.

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Open Access | Insecticide-treated net (ITN) ownership, usage, and malaria transmission in the highlands of western Kenya

June 20, 2011 - 14:16 -- Patrick Sampao
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Harrysone E Atieli, Guofa Zhou, Yaw A Afrane, Ming-Chieh Lee, Isaac Mwanzo, Andrew K Githeko and Guiyun Yan
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Parasites & Vectors 2011, 4:11 , 18 June 2011

This study examined ITN ownership and underlying factors for among-household variation in use, and malaria transmission in two highland regions of western Kenya.

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