The incidence of malaria during term pregnancy was unexpectedly low, but still increased severe fetal and neonatal complications, thus advocating the administration of at least three doses of SMP, started before the 20th week of pregnancy.
The findings suggest that weight deficiency has no deleterious effect on anti-malarial drug efficacy.
Treating asymptomatic malaria with pharmaceuticals was considered acceptable.
The new method for predicting parasitaemia in the modified Thompson test is simple, precise, objective, and minimizes false positive results that can lead to the premature removal of animals from study.
A new genus and species of mosquito, Priscoculex burmanicus (Diptera: Culicidae: Anophelinae), are described from mid-Cretaceous Myanmar amber.
This study found no association between frequency of resistance and incidence of clinical malaria in an area where ITNs are the principal form of vector control.
The effects of the ME on the parasite-host interactions appeared to be mouse strain-dependent, but also related to the ripening stage of the neem fruits, as only the unripe fruit seed kernel extracts displayed appreciable bioactivity.
Injectable AS is the most commonly prescribed medicine in the management of severe malaria in Ghana and Uganda.
Anopheline’ is both an adjective (‘anopheline mosquito’) and a noun. Don’t use an upper case ‘A’, except at the beginning of a sentence; and do not italicize the word as if it is a Latinized genus name.
Prospective studies of travellers with different levels of prior exposure, returning to malaria-free countries with Plasmodium infection, offer a unique opportunity to investigate the kinetics and composition of the antibody response after natural infection.