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NOT Open Access | Plasmodium falciparum Malaria in Infants Under 5 Kg: Retrospective Surveillance of Hospital Records in Five Sub-Saharan African Countries

March 27, 2013 - 08:30 -- NOT Open Access
Author(s): 
Maroufou J. Alao, Adama D. Gbadoé, Martin Meremikwu, Antoinette Tshefu, Alfred B. Tiono, Marc Cousin, and Kamal Hamed
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J Trop Pediatr 2013 59: 154-159
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Plasmodium falciparum malaria exists in this subpopulation.

Statistical Properties of Parasite Density Estimators in Malaria

March 27, 2013 - 08:23 -- Open Access
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Author(s): 
Imen Hammami, Grégory Nuel, André Garcia
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PLoS ONE 8(3): e51987
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Malaria is a global health problem responsible for nearly one million deaths every year around 85% of which concern children younger than five years old in Sub-Saharan Africa.

NOT Open Access | Protective role of brain water channel AQP4 in murine cerebral malaria

January 17, 2013 - 12:54 -- NOT Open Access
Author(s): 
Dominique Promeneur, Lisa Kristina Lunde, Mahmood Amiry-Moghaddam, and Peter Agre
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PNAS January 15, 2013 vol. 110 no. 3 1035-1040
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Tragically common among children in sub-Saharan Africa, cerebral malaria is characterized by rapid progression to coma and death.

Association between early childhood exposure to malaria and children's pre-school development: evidence from the Zambia early childhood development project

January 13, 2013 - 13:52 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Fink G, Olgiati A, Hawela M, Miller J, Matafwali B
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Malaria Journal 2013, 12:12 (8 January 2013)
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The results presented in this paper suggest potentially large developmental consequences of early childhood exposure to malaria.

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The Effective Population Size of Malaria Mosquitoes: Large Impact of Vector Control

December 19, 2012 - 06:32 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Giridhar Athrey, Theresa K. Hodges, Michael R. Reddy, Hans J. Overgaard, Abrahan Matias, Frances C. Ridl, Immo Kleinschmidt, Adalgisa Caccone, Michel A. Slotman
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PLoS Genet 8(12): e1003097
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Malaria vectors in sub-Saharan Africa have proven themselves very difficult adversaries in the global struggle against malaria.

Plasmodium vivax malaria in Mali: a study from three different regions

December 6, 2012 - 09:01 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Bernabeu M, Gomez-Perez GP, Sissoko S, Niambélé MB, Haibala AA, Sanz A, Théra MA, Fernandez-Becerra C, Traoré K, Alonso PL, Bassat Q, Portillo HA, Doumbo O
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Malaria Journal 2012, 11:405 (5 December 2012)
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The diagnostics of this human malaria parasite should be taken into account in the context of malaria control and elimination efforts, not only in Mali, but also in sub-Saharan Africa.

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Clinical tolerability of artesunate-amodiaquine versus comparator treatments for uncomplicated falciparum malaria: an individual-patient analysis of eight randomized controlled trials in sub-Saharan Africa

August 7, 2012 - 11:48 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Zwang J, Dorsey G, Djimdé A, Karema C, Mårtensson A, Ndiaye J, Sirima SB, Olliaro P
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Malaria Journal 2012, 11:260 (2 August 2012)

MalariaWorldASAQ was comparatively well-tolerated. Safety information is important, and must be collected and analysed in a standardized way.

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A cross-sectional study of sub-clinical Plasmodium falciparum infection in HIV-1 infected and uninfected populations in Mozambique, South- Eastern Africa

August 3, 2012 - 06:55 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Noormahomed EV, Orlov M, do Rosario V, Petersen BW, Guthrie C, Badaro R, Schooley RT
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Malaria Journal 2012, 11:252 (1 August 2012)

MalariaWorldDried blood spots are a convenient and sensitive technique for detecting sub-clinical infection with P. falciparum by nested PCR.

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Lessons from Agriculture for the Sustainable Management of Malaria Vectors

August 2, 2012 - 08:30 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Matthew B. Thomas, H. Charles J. Godfray, Andrew F. Read, Henk van den Berg, Bruce E. Tabashnik, Joop C. van Lenteren, Jeff K. Waage, Willem Takken
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PLoS Med 9(7): e1001262

MalariaWorldThe 2011 World Malaria Report showed welcome progress in the fight against the world's most important vector-borne disease.

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NOT Open Access | Prevalence of Malaria and Sexually Transmitted and Reproductive Tract Infections in Pregnancy in Sub-Saharan Africa; A Systematic Review

May 29, 2012 - 10:09 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
R. Matthew Chico, Philippe Mayaud, Cono Ariti, David Mabey, Carine Ronsmans, Daniel Chandramohan
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JAMA May 16, 2012, Vol 307, No. 19, 2079-2086

MalariaWorldThe dual prevalence of malaria and STIs/RTIs in pregnancy among women who attend antenatal care facilities in sub-Saharan Africa is considerable, with the combined prevalence of curable STIs/RTIs being equal to, if not greater than, malaria.

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