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Molecular characterization of Plasmodium vivax clinical isolates in Pakistan and Iran using pvmsp-1, pvmsp-3α and pvcsp genes as molecular markers

February 19, 2010 - 12:28 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
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Sedigheh Zakeri, Ahmad Raeisi, Mandana Afsharpad, Qutbuddin Kakar, Faezeh Ghasemi, Hoda Atta, Ghasem Zamani, Muhammad Suleiman Memon, Masoud Salehi, Navid Dinparast Djadid
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Parasitology International, Volume 59, Issue 1, March 2010, Pages 15-21

In this study, the diversity of Plasmodium vivax populations circulating in Pakistan and Iran has been investigated by using circumsporozoite protein (csp) and merozoite surface proteins 1 and 3α (msp-1 and msp-3α) genes as genetic markers.

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Monitoring of in vitro susceptibilities and molecular markers of resistance of Plasmodium falciparum isolates from Thai-Myanmar border to chloroquine, quinine, mefloquine and artesunate

January 21, 2010 - 09:13 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Wanna Chaijaroenkula, Raewadee Wisedpanichkija and Kesara Na-Bangchang
Reference: 
Acta Tropica, Volume 113, Issue 2, February 2010, Pages 190-194

The objective of this work was to broaden the insight into the molecular mechanisms of resistance of P. falciparum to quinoline-containing antimalarials and artemisinin derivatives.

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