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Both inflammatory and regulatory cytokine responses to malaria are blunted with increasing age in highly exposed children

January 3, 2018 - 14:43 -- Open Access
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Lila Farrington, Hilary Vance, Margaret E. Feeney, et al.
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Malaria Journal 2017 16:499, 29 December 2017

Together these data suggest that there is a profound blunting of the cytokine and chemokine response to malaria among older children residing in endemic settings, which may be due to repeated malaria exposure, intrinsic age-based differences in the immune response, or both.

Socio-economic determinants of ownership and use of treated bed nets in Nigeria: results from a cross-sectional study in Cross River and Bauchi States in 2011

August 20, 2014 - 06:52 -- Open Access
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Eteng M, Mitchell S, Garba L, Ana O, Liman M, Cockcroft A, Andersson N
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Malaria Journal 2014, 13 :316 (13 August 2014)

Despite a recent campaign to distribute treated bed nets, disadvantaged households were less likely to possess them and to use them for young children.

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Open Access | Falciparum malaria in young children of rural Burkina Faso: comparison of survey data in 1999 with 2009

October 13, 2011 - 07:36 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
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Beiersmann C, Bountogo M, Tiendrebeogo J, De Allegri M, Louis VR, Coulibaly B, Ye M, Mueller O
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Malaria Journal 2011, 10:296 (11 October 2011)

MalariaWorldThe reduction in malaria prevalence in young children observed between 1999 and 2009 in a rural and formerly malaria holoendemic area of Burkina Faso is likely attributable to the increase in ITN availability and utilization over time.

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Open Access | Is staying overnight in a farming hut a risk factor for malaria infection in a setting with insecticide-treated bed nets in rural Laos?

December 29, 2010 - 11:36 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
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Open Access | Is staying overnight in a farming hut a risk factor for malaria infection in a setting with insecticide-treated bed nets in rural Laos?
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Malaria Journal 2010, 9:372 (23 December 2010)

This study showed that staying overnight in farming huts was not associated with an increased risk of malaria infection in the setting where ITNs were widely used in farming huts.

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