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artemisinin-based combination therapy (ACT

What is the best strategy for the prevention of transfusion-transmitted malaria in sub-Saharan African countries where malaria is endemic?

January 2, 2014 - 08:41 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Nansseu JR, Noubiap JJ, Ndoula ST, Zeh AF, Monamele CG
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Malaria Journal 2013, 12 :465 (28 December 2013)

The transmission of malaria by blood transfusion was one of the first recorded incidents of transfusion-transmitted infections (TTIs).

Open Access | Artemether-lumefantrine to treat malaria in pregnancy is associated with reduced placental haemozoin deposition compared to quinine in a randomized controlled trial

May 9, 2012 - 07:10 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Muehlenbachs A, Nabasumba C, McGready R, Turyakira E, Tumwebaze B, Dhorda M, Nyehangane D, Nalusaji A, Nosten F, Guerin PJ, Piola P
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Malaria Journal 2012, 11:150 (3 May 2012)

MalariaWorldPlacental haemozoin deposition was decreased in the AL arm demonstrating a relationship between pharmacological properties of drug to treat antenatal malaria and placental pathology at delivery.

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Open Access | Optimal designs for population pharmacokinetic studies of the partner drugs co-administered with artemisinin derivatives in patients with uncomplicated falciparum malaria

May 3, 2012 - 08:10 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Jamsen KM, Duffull SB, Tarning J, Lindegardh N, White NJ, Simpson JA
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Malaria Journal 2012, 11:143 (2 May 2012)

MalariaWorldThe sampling schedules proposed in this paper should be considered in future population pharmacokinetic studies where intensive sampling over many days or weeks of follow-up is not possible due to either ethical, logistic or economical reasons.

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Open Access | Genetic polymorphism of merozoite surface protein 2 and prevalence of K76T pfcrt mutation in Plasmodium falciparum field isolates from Congolese children with asymptomatic infections

April 4, 2012 - 14:15 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Koukouikila-Koussounda F, Malonga V, Mayengue P, Ndounga M, Vouvoungui C, Ntoumi F
Reference: 
Malaria Journal 2012, 11:105 (1 April 2012)

MalariaWorldThis is the first molecular characterization of P. falciparum field isolates in Congolese children, four years after changing the malaria treatment policy from chloroquine (CQ) to artemisinin-based combination therapy (ACT).

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Open Access | Malaria control in Bhutan: a case study of a country embarking on elimination

January 11, 2012 - 08:47 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Yangzom T, Smith Gueye C, Namgay R, Galappaththy GN, Thimasarn K, Gosling R, Murugasampillay S, Dev V
Reference: 
Malaria Journal 2012, 11:9 (9 January 2012)

MalariaWorldBhutan has made significant strides towards elimination and has adopted a goal of national elimination.

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