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artemisinin-combination therapy (ACT)

Identification of large variation in pfcrt, pfmdr-1 and pfubp-1 markers in Plasmodium falciparum isolates from Ethiopia and Tanzania

July 8, 2015 - 10:25 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Lemu Golassa, Erasmus Kamugisha, Göte Swedberg, et al.
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Malaria Journal 2015, 14:264 (8 July 2015)

The majority of Ethiopian isolates carried the main marker for chloroquine (CQ) resistance, while the majority of the samples from Tanzania carried markers for CQ susceptibility.

Low prevalence of the molecular markers of Plasmodium falciparum resistance to chloroquine and sulphadoxine/pyrimethamine in asymptomatic children in northern Benin

November 25, 2013 - 08:52 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Ogouyèmi-Hounto A, Ndam NT, Fadégnon G, Azagnandji C, Bello M, Moussiliou A, Chippaux J, Kinde Gazard D, Massougbodji A
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Malaria Journal 2013, 12 :413 (13 November 2013)
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This study showed a high diversity of P. falciparum in northern Benin with a very low prevalence of resistance markers to CQ and SP that dramatically contrasted with the pattern observed in southern Benin.

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Open Access | Case management of malaria fever in Cambodia: results from national anti-malarial outlet and household surveys

November 2, 2011 - 08:29 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Littrell M, Gatakaa H, Phok S, Allen H, Yeung S, Chuor CM, Dysoley L, Socheat D, Spiers A, White C, Shewchuk T, Chavasse D, O'Connell KA
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Malaria Journal 2011, 10:328 (31 October 2011)

MalariaWorldWhile data on the anti-malarial market shows favourable progress towards replacing artemisinin monotherapies with ACT, the widespread use of drug cocktails to treat malaria is a barrier to effective case management.

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Open Access | Reductions in malaria and anaemia case and death burden at hospitals following scale-up of malaria control in Zanzibar, 1999-2008

February 24, 2011 - 07:27 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Aregawi MW, Ali AS, Al-mafazy A, Molteni F, Katikiti S, Warsame M, Njau RJ, Komatsu R, Korenromp E, Hosseini M, Low-Beer D, Bjorkman A, D'Alessandro U, Marc Coosemans M, Otten M
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Malaria Journal 2011, 10:46 (18 February 2011)

Scaling-up effective malaria interventions reduced malaria-related burden at health facilities by over 75% within 5 years.

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Open Access | From fever to anti-malarial: the treatment-seeking process in rural Senegal

November 24, 2010 - 10:08 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Lucy A Smith, Jane Bruce, Lamine Gueye, Anthony Helou, Rodio Diallo, Babacar Gueye, Caroline Jones, Jayne Webster
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Malaria Journal 2010, 9:333 (22 November 2010)

Process analysis of the treatment pathway for febrile children must be stratified by sector of treatment-seeking.

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