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NOT Open Access | Serum levels of Total human Tau associated with axonal damage among severe malaria patients in Central India

August 25, 2020 - 08:54 -- NOT Open Access
Jain V, Thomas T, Basak S, Sharma RK, Singh N
Acta Trop. 2020 Aug 20:105675

Tau is a microtubule-associated protein (MAP) that is abundant in the axonal part of neurons of the central nervous system. Previous studies among African children and Vietnamese adults suffering from cerebral malaria (CM) showed the pathological significance of measuring circulatory total Tau levels. A pilot investigation was carried out to better characterise neurological pathogenesis among severe malaria patients in Central India.

NOT Open Access | Socioeconomic determinants of community knowledge and practice in relation to malaria in high- and low-transmission areas of central India

May 7, 2020 - 13:37 -- NOT Open Access
Singh MP, Saha KB, Chand SK, Savargaonkar D
J Biosoc Sci. 2020 May;52(3):317-329

This study was undertaken with an aim of exploring community knowledge and treatment practices related to malaria and their determinants in high- and low-transmission areas of central India. A community-based cross-sectional study was carried out between August 2015 and January 2016 in two high- and two low-malaria-endemic districts of central India. A total of 1470 respondents were interviewed using a pre-tested structured interview schedule.

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