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South East Asia

Normocyte-binding protein required for human erythrocyte invasion by the zoonotic malaria parasite Plasmodium knowlesi

July 11, 2016 - 16:04 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Robert W. Moon, Hazem Sharaf, Anthony A. Holder, et al.
Reference: 
PNAS June 28, 2016 vol. 113 no. 26 7231-7236

The dominant cause of malaria in Malaysia is now Plasmodium knowlesi, a zoonotic parasite of cynomolgus macaque monkeys found throughout South East Asia.

The epidemiology of subclinical malaria infections in South-East Asia: findings from cross-sectional surveys in Thailand–Myanmar border areas, Cambodia, and Vietnam

October 5, 2015 - 16:35 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Mallika Imwong, Thuy Nguyen, Francois Nosten, et al.
Reference: 
Malaria Journal 2015, 14:381 (30 September 2015)

Light microscopy and RDTs identified only a quarter of all parasitaemic participants. The asymptomatic Plasmodium reservoir is considerable, even in low transmission settings.

Defining the In Vivo Phenotype of Artemisinin-Resistant Falciparum Malaria: A Modelling Approach

April 30, 2015 - 12:53 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Lisa J. White, Jennifer A. Flegg, Arjen M. Dondorp, et al.
Reference: 
PLoS Med 12(4): e1001823

Characterisation of overlapping distributions of parasite half-lives provides quantitative insight into the relationship between parasite clearance and artemisinin resistance, as well as the predictive value of the 10% cut-off in 'day-3' parasitaemia.

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A standard cytogenetic map for Anopheles sinensis and chromosome arm homology between the subgenera Anopheles and Cellia

September 4, 2014 - 12:58 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
J. Liang, M. V. Sharakhova, Q. Lan, H. Zhu, I. V. Sharakhov and A. Xia
Reference: 
Medical and Veterinary Entomology, Volume 28, Issue S1, pages 26–32, August 2014

Anopheles sinensis (Diptera: Culicidae) is an important vector of Plasmodium vivax in Southeast Asia.

NOT Open Access | Ketoconazole, a cytochrome P450 inhibitor can potentiate the antimalarial action of α/β arteether against MDR Plasmodium yoelii nigeriensis

March 27, 2013 - 08:35 -- NOT Open Access
Author(s): 
Renu Tripathi, Amber Rizvi, Swaroop Kumar Pandey, Hemlata Dwivedi, J.K. Saxena
Reference: 
Acta Tropica, Volume 126, Issue 2, May 2013, Pages 150–155
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The emergence of multidrug resistant (MDR) strains of Plasmodium falciparum in South East Asia and other tropical countries, is posing serious challenge for the international efforts to eradicate malaria.

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