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NOT Open Access | Haemoglobinopathies and the clinical epidemiology of malaria: a systematic review and meta-analysis

May 23, 2012 - 12:47 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Steve M Taylor, Christian M Parobek, Rick M Fairhurst
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The Lancet Infectious Diseases, Volume 12, Issue 6, June 2012, Pages 457-468

MalariaWorldWe included studies that enrolled mainly children or pregnant women and had the following outcomes: Plasmodium falciparum severe malaria, uncomplicated malaria, asymptomatic parasitaemia, or pregnancy-associated malaria, and Plasmodium vivax malaria.

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Open Access | Oral Presentation: Molecular epidemiology of force of infection in malaria

November 8, 2010 - 08:56 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Ingrid Felger, Sonja Schoepflin, Benson Kiniboro, Peter A Zimmerman, Ivo Mueller
Reference: 
Malaria Journal 2010, 9(Suppl 2):O14 (20 October 2010)

We investigated the ability of molecular parameters to explain differences in the risk of P. falciparum infection and disease between wet and dry seasons, among age groups and with respect to insecticide-treated mosquito net use.

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Open Access | Invited Speaker Presentation: Epidemiology of malaria resistance to Artemisinin: resistance or temporary tolerance

November 3, 2010 - 12:53 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Carol Hopkins Sibley
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Malaria Journal 2010, 9(Suppl 2):I5 (20 October 2010)

Artemisinin-based combination therapies (ACTs) are the recommended first-line treatment for Plasmodium falciparum malaria.

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Parasitology: Imported malaria in children: incidence and risk factors for severity

January 21, 2010 - 07:52 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
François Dubosa, Alice Dauriaca, Loubna El Mansoufa, Claude Couroublec, Marie Aurela, Alain Martinota
Reference: 
Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease, Volume 66, Issue 2, February 2010, Pages 169-174

To assess the incidence of imported malaria in children and to determine the frequency of delayed diagnosis and risk factors for severe malaria, we performed a retrospective multicenter cohort study in the northern region of France and included all children with a positive test for malaria from 2000 to 2006.

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