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Drug resistance mediating Plasmodium falciparum polymorphisms and clinical presentations of parasitaemic children in Uganda

March 28, 2017 - 15:11 -- Open Access
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Stephen Tukwasibwe, Patrick Tumwebaze, Melissa Conrad, Emmanuel Arinaitwe, Moses R. Kamya, Grant Dorsey, Samuel L. Nsobya, Bryan Greenhouse and Philip J. Rosenthal
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Malaria Journal 2017 16:125, 21 March 2017

Although infections with only the mutant pfmdr1 86Y genotype were associated with symptomatic infection, this association could primarily be explained by greater parasite densities and therefore greater prevalence of mixed infections in symptomatic children.

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CD8+ T Cells Induce Fatal Brainstem Pathology during Cerebral Malaria via Luminal Antigen-Specific Engagement of Brain Vasculature

December 22, 2016 - 12:38 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Phillip A. Swanson II, Geoffrey T. Hart, Dorian B. McGavern, et al.
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PLoS Pathog 12(12): e1006022

Cerebral malaria (CM) is a severe complication of Plasmodium falciparum infection that results in thousands of deaths each year, mostly in African children.

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Multi-dimensional knowledge of malaria among Nigerian caregivers: implications for insecticide-treated net use by children

October 26, 2016 - 17:31 -- Open Access
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Lauretta Ovadje and Jerome Nriagu
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Malaria Journal 2016 15:516, 21 October 2016

There is a need to improve ITN coverage in Nigeria as ITN ownership was associated with ITN use.

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Asymptomatic malaria, growth status, and anaemia among children in Lao People’s Democratic Republic: a cross-sectional study

October 19, 2016 - 17:30 -- Open Access
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Takeshi Akiyama, Tiengkham Pongvongsa, Jun Kobayashi, et al.
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Malaria Journal 2016 15:499, 18 October 2016

These results suggest a significant association between asymptomatic malaria and anaemia in children.

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Communication for behavioural impact in enhancing utilization of insecticide-treated bed nets among mothers of under-five children in rural North Sudan: an experimental study

October 18, 2016 - 18:23 -- Open Access
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Yousif Mohammed Elmosaad, Magda Elhadi, Asif Khan, Elfatih Mohamed Malik and Ilias Mahmud
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Malaria Journal 2016 15:509, 18 October 2016

These results established the usefulness of COMBI strategy for increasing awareness about malaria, developing a positive perception towards malaria prevention and, increasing the utilization of LLINs.

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Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Test-Based versus Presumptive Treatment of Uncomplicated Malaria in Children under Five Years in an Area of High Transmission in Central Ghana

October 11, 2016 - 17:30 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Theresa Tawiah, Kristian Schultz Hansen, Jayne Webster, et al.
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PLoS ONE 11(10): e0164055

The introduction of mRDTs is likely to be considered cost-effective in this high transmission setting as this intervention increased the number of appropriately treated children at low cost.

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NOT Open Access | Overdiagnosis and overtreatment of malaria in children in a secondary healthcare centre in Sekondi-Takoradi, Ghana

October 6, 2016 - 17:24 -- NOT Open Access
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Author(s): 
Verner N Orish, Joseph Y Ansong, Onyekachi S Onyeabor, Adekunle O Sanyaolu, Wellington A Oyibo, and Nnaemeka C Iriemenam
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Trop Doct October 2016 vol. 46 no. 4 191-198

Overdiagnosis and overtreatment of malaria is a major problem in children in malaria-endemic countries.

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Behavioural and neurological symptoms accompanied by cellular neuroinflammation in IL-10-deficient mice infected with Plasmodium chabaudi

August 26, 2016 - 17:48 -- Open Access
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Kyle D. Wilson, Sonja J. Stutz, Lorenzo F. Ochoa, Gustavo A. Valbuena, Petra D. Cravens, Kelly T. Dineley, Gracie Vargas and Robin Stephens
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Malaria Journal 2016 15:428, 24 August 2016

These studies demonstrate exacerbated neuroinflammation concurrent with development of behavioural symptoms in P. chabaudi infection of IL-10−/− animals.

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Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency and reduced haemoglobin levels in African children with severe malaria

July 12, 2016 - 16:52 -- Open Access
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Christian N. Nguetse, Christian G. Meyer, Ayola Akim Adegnika, Tsiri Agbenyega, Bernhards R. Ogutu, Peter G. Kremsner and Thirumalaisamy P. Velavan
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Malaria Journal 2016 15:346, 7 July 2016

In this study, moderately (type A+) and severely (type A−) G6PD deficiency showed significant association with lower haemoglobin concentrations at baseline in African children with severe malaria without leading to severe malarial anaemia.

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Severe anaemia associated with Plasmodium falciparum infection in children: consequences for additional blood sampling for research

June 2, 2016 - 16:36 -- Open Access
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Laura Maria Francisca Kuijpers, Jessica Maltha, Issa Guiraud, Bérenger Kaboré, Palpouguini Lompo, Hugo Devlieger, Chris Van Geet, Halidou Tinto and Jan Jacobs
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Malaria Journal 2016 15:304, 2 June 2016

Blood sampling in children for research in P. falciparum endemic settings may easily violate the proposed safety guideline when applied to TBVf.

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