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Peruvian Amazon

Evaluation of Plasmodium falciparum MSP10 and its development as a serological tool for the Peruvian Amazon region

September 30, 2019 - 13:28 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Jorge Bendezu, Elizabeth Villasis, Katherine Torres, et al.
Reference: 
Malaria Journal 2019 18:327, 23 September 2019

Different antigens are needed to characterize Plasmodium falciparum infection in terms of seroreactivity and targets for invasion inhibition, in order to guide and identify the proper use of such proteins as tools for the development of serological markers and/or as vaccine candidates.

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Hyperendemic malaria transmission in areas of occupation-related travel in the Peruvian Amazon

June 5, 2013 - 10:21 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Parker BS, Paredes Olortegui M, Peñataro Yori P, Escobedo K, Florin D, Rengifo Pinedo S, Cardenas Greffa R, Capcha Vega L, Rodriguez Ferrucci H, Pan WK, Banda Chavez C, Vinetz JM, Kosek M
Reference: 
Malaria Journal 2013, 12:178 (31 May 2013)
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The results of this study provide key missing indices of prominent spatial and temporal heterogeneity of vectorial capacity in the Amazon Basin of Peru.

High Degree of Plasmodium vivax Diversity in the Peruvian Amazon Demonstrated by Tandem Repeat Polymorphism Analysis

April 6, 2012 - 08:28 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Margaret Kosek, Pablo P. Yori, Joseph M. Vinetz, et al.
Reference: 
Am J Trop Med Hyg 2012 86:580-586

MalariaWorldThese findings demonstrate the potential use of TR markers for molecular epidemiology studies.

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Plasmodium falciparum Malaria in the Peruvian Amazon, a Region of Low Transmission, Is Associated with Immunologic Memory

March 19, 2012 - 15:06 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Eva H. Clark, Claudia J. Silva, Greta E. Weiss, Shanping Li, Carlos Padilla, Peter D. Crompton, Jean N. Hernandez and OraLee H. Branch
Reference: 
Infect. Immun. April 2012 vol. 80 no. 4 1583-1592

MalariaWorldIn this study, we evaluated several P. falciparum vaccine candidate antigens, including apical membrane antigen 1 (AMA-1), circumsporozoite protein (CSP), erythrocyte binding antigen 175 (EBA-175), and the 19-kDa region of merozoite surface protein 1 (MSP119).

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