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  1. A World Antimalarial Resistance Network (WARN) database has the potential to improve the treatment of malaria, through informing current drug selection and use and providing a prompt warning of when treatment ...

    Authors: Karen I Barnes, Niklas Lindegardh, Olumide Ogundahunsi, Piero Olliaro, Christopher V Plowe, Milijaona Randrianarivelojosia, Grace O Gbotosho, William M Watkins, Carol H Sibley and Nicholas J White

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2007 6:122

    Content type: Review

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  2. In sub-Saharan areas, malaria transmission was mainly ensured by Anopheles. gambiae s.l. and Anopheles. funestus vectors. The immune response status to Plasmodium falciparum was evaluated in children living in tw...

    Authors: Jean Biram Sarr, Franck Remoue, Badara Samb, Ibrahima Dia, Sohibou Guindo, Cheikh Sow, Sophie Maiga, Seydou Tine, Cheikh Thiam, Anne-Marie Schacht, François Simondon, Lassana Konate and Gilles Riveau

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2007 6:117

    Content type: Research

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  3. The Nias district of the North Sumatra Province of Indonesia has long been known to be endemic for malaria. Following the economic crisis at the end of 1998 and the subsequent tsunami and earthquake, in Decemb...

    Authors: Din Syafruddin, Puji BS Asih, Isra Wahid, Rita M Dewi, Sekar Tuti, Idaman Laowo, Waozidohu Hulu, Pardamean Zendrato, Ferdinand Laihad and Anuraj H Shankar

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2007 6:116

    Content type: Research

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  4. Malaria was endemic in the Rhône-Alpes area of eastern France in the 19th century and life expectancy was particularly shortened in Alpine valleys. This study was designed to determine how the disease affected pe...

    Authors: Julien Sérandour, Jacky Girel, Sebastien Boyer, Patrick Ravanel, Guy Lemperière and Muriel Raveton

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2007 6:115

    Content type: Research

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  5. A comparison was made between local malaria transmission and malaria imported by travellers to identify the utility of national and regional annual parasite index (API) in predicting malaria risk and its value...

    Authors: Ron H Behrens, Bernadette Carroll, Jiri Beran, Olivier Bouchaud, Urban Hellgren, Christoph Hatz, Tomas Jelinek, Fabrice Legros, Nikolai Mühlberger, Bjørn Myrvang, Heli Siikamäki and Leo Visser

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2007 6:114

    Content type: Opinion

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  6. A previous study showed for Anopheles gambiae s.s. a gradation of feeding preference on common plant species growing in a malaria holoendemic area in western Kenya. The present follow-up study determines whether ...

    Authors: Hortance Manda, Louis C Gouagna, Woodbridge A Foster, Robert R Jackson, John C Beier, John I Githure and Ahmed Hassanali

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2007 6:113

    Content type: Research

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  7. Knockdown resistance (kdr) is a well-characterized mechanism of resistance to pyrethroid insecticides in many insect species and is caused by point mutations of the pyrethroid target site the para-type sodium cha...

    Authors: Chris Bass, Dimitra Nikou, Martin J Donnelly, Martin S Williamson, Hilary Ranson, Amanda Ball, John Vontas and Linda M Field

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2007 6:111

    Content type: Methodology

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  8. Malaria control measures were initiated from in October 2005 to August 2006 in the Lower Moshi irrigation schemes, Tanzania. This manuscript reports on the entomological evaluation of the impact of pyrethroid-...

    Authors: Aneth M Mahande, Franklin W Mosha, Johnson M Mahande and Eliningaya J Kweka

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2007 6:109

    Content type: Research

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  9. The Plasmodium falciparum dihydrofolate reductase (DHFR) and dihydropteroate synthetase (DHPS) are enzymes of central importance in parasite metabolism. The dhfr and dhps gene mutations are known to be associated...

    Authors: Ishraga E A-Elbasit, Michael Alifrangis, Insaf F Khalil, Ib C Bygbjerg, Emad M Masuadi, Mustafa I Elbashir and Hayder A Giha

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2007 6:108

    Content type: Research

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  10. Mosquito stage malaria vaccines are designed to induce an immune response in the human host that will block the parasite's growth in the mosquito and consequently block transmission of the parasite. A mosquito...

    Authors: Kazutoyo Miura, David B Keister, Olga V Muratova, Jetsumon Sattabongkot, Carole A Long and Allan Saul

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2007 6:107

    Content type: Research

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  11. The literature on health care seeking behaviour in sub-Saharan Africa for children suffering from malaria is quite extensive. This literature, however, is predominately quantitative and, inevitably, fails to e...

    Authors: Claudia Beiersmann, Aboubakary Sanou, Evelyn Wladarsch, Manuela De Allegri, Bocar Kouyaté and Olaf Müller

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2007 6:106

    Content type: Research

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  12. The National Vector Borne Disease Control Programme (NVBDCP) of the Ministry of Health, Government of India is reporting about 2 million parasite positive cases each year, although case incidence is 30-fold or...

    Authors: Vinod P Sharma

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2007 6:105

    Content type: Commentary

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  13. The goal of Roll Back Malaria (RBM) is to reduce malaria morbidity and mortality by 50% by the year 2010, and still further thereafter until the disease becomes no more a threat to public health. To contribute...

    Authors: Seth Owusu-Agyei, Elizabeth Awini, Francis Anto, Thomas Mensah-Afful, Martin Adjuik, Abraham Hodgson, Edwin Afari and Fred Binka

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2007 6:103

    Content type: Research

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  14. Blood group O has been significantly associated with increased placental malaria infection in primiparae and reduced risk of infection in multiparae in the Gambia, an area with markedly seasonal malaria transm...

    Authors: Edward Senga, Maria-Paz Loscertales, KEB Makwakwa, George N Liomba, Charles Dzamalala, Peter N Kazembe and Bernard J Brabin

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2007 6:102

    Content type: Research

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  15. The cost of mosquito repellents in Latin America has discouraged their wider use among the poor. To address this problem, a low-cost repellent was developed that reduces the level of expensive repellent active...

    Authors: Sarah J Moore, Samuel T Darling, Moisés Sihuincha, Norma Padilla and Gregor J Devine

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2007 6:101

    Content type: Research

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  16. The most important factor for effective zooprophylaxis in reducing malaria transmission is a predominant population of a strongly zoophilic mosquito, Anopheles arabiensis. The feeding preference behaviour of Anop...

    Authors: Aneth Mahande, Franklin Mosha, Johnson Mahande and Eliningaya Kweka

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2007 6:100

    Content type: Research

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  17. Severe falciparum malaria in children was studied as part of the characterization of the Kassena-Nankana District Ghana for future malaria vaccine trials. Children aged 6–59 months with diagnosis suggestive of...

    Authors: Abraham R Oduro, Kwadwo A Koram, William Rogers, Frank Atuguba, Patrick Ansah, Thomas Anyorigiya, Akosua Ansah, Francis Anto, Nathan Mensah, Abraham Hodgson and Francis Nkrumah

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2007 6:96

    Content type: Research

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  18. The C-terminal region of merozoite surface protein-1 (MSP-1) is one of the leading candidates for vaccination against the erythrocytic stages of malaria. However, a major concern in the development of MSP-1 ba...

    Authors: Anitha Mamillapalli, Sujatha Sunil, Suraksha S Diwan, Surya K Sharma, Prajesh K Tyagi, Tridibes Adak, Hema Joshi and Pawan Malhotra

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2007 6:95

    Content type: Research

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  19. In 2003, artesunate-amodiaquine (AS+AQ) was introduced as the new first-line treatment for uncomplicated malaria in Burundi. After confirmed diagnosis, treatment was delivered at subsidized prices in public he...

    Authors: Sibylle Gerstl, Sandra Cohuet, Kodjo Edoh, Christopher Brasher, Alexandre Lesage, Jean-Paul Guthmann and Francesco Checchi

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2007 6:94

    Content type: Research

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  20. African highlands often suffer of devastating malaria epidemics, sometimes in conjunction with complex emergencies, making their control even more difficult. In 2000, Burundian highlands experienced a large ma...

    Authors: Natacha Protopopoff, Michel Van Herp, Peter Maes, Tony Reid, Dismas Baza, Umberto D'Alessandro, Wim Van Bortel and Marc Coosemans

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2007 6:93

    Content type: Case study

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  21. A combination of artesunate (AS) plus sulphadoxine/pyrimethamine (SP) as first-line and artemether-lumefantrine (AL) as second-line treatment are currently recommended against uncomplicated P. falciparum infectio...

    Authors: Ebtihal A Mukhtar, Nahla B Gadalla, Salah-Eldin G El-zaki, Izdihar Mukhtar, Fathi A Mansour, Ahmed Babiker and Badria B El-Sayed

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2007 6:92

    Content type: Research

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  22. Having reliable forecasts is critical now for producers, malaria-endemic countries and agencies in order to adapt production and procurement of the artemisinin-based combination treatments (ACTs), the new firs...

    Authors: Jean-Marie Kindermans, Daniel Vandenbergh, Ed Vreeke, Piero Olliaro and Jean-Pierre D'Altilia

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2007 6:91

    Content type: Research

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  23. The objective of this study was to investigate whether the infection of C57BL/6 mice by P. berghei ANKA, which causes severe malaria, was modulated by co-infection with Trypanosoma cruzi.

    Authors: Claudia M Egima, Silene F Macedo, Gisela RS Sasso, Charles Covarrubias, Mauro Cortez, Fernando Y Maeda, Fabio T Costa and Nobuko Yoshida

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2007 6:90

    Content type: Research

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  24. Intermittent preventive treatment with sulphadoxine-pyrimethamine (IPT-SP) is currently the recommended regimen for prevention of malaria in pregnancy in endemic areas. This study sets out to evaluate the effe...

    Authors: Catherine O Falade, Bidemi O Yusuf, Francis F Fadero, Olugbenga A Mokuolu, Davidson H Hamer and Lateef A Salako

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2007 6:88

    Content type: Research

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  25. Genetic linkage mapping identified a region of chromosome 2L in the Anopheles gambiae genome that exerts major control over natural infection by Plasmodium falciparum. This 2L Plasmodium-resistance interval was m...

    Authors: Michelle M Riehle, Kyriacos Markianos, Louis Lambrechts, Ai Xia, Igor Sharakhov, Jacob C Koella and Kenneth D Vernick

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2007 6:87

    Content type: Research

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  26. Asexual stage antibody responses following initial Plasmodium falciparum infections in previously healthy adults may inform vaccine development, yet these have not been as intensively studied as they have in popu...

    Authors: Damon P Eisen, Lina Wang, Helene Jouin, E Elsa H Murhandarwati, Casilda G Black, Odile Mercereau-Puijalon and Ross L Coppel

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2007 6:86

    Content type: Research

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  27. The anti-malarial chloroquine can modulate the outcome of infection during the Plasmodium sporogonic development, interfering with Plasmodium gene expression and subsequently, with transmission. The present study...

    Authors: Henrique Silveira, Susana Ramos, Patrícia Abrantes, Luís Filipe Lopes, Virgílio E do Rosario and Mitchell S Abrahamsen

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2007 6:84

    Content type: Research

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  28. Prompt access to effective treatment is central in the fight against malaria. However, a variety of interlinked factors at household and health system level influence access to timely and appropriate treatment...

    Authors: Manuel W Hetzel, Nelly Iteba, Ahmed Makemba, Christopher Mshana, Christian Lengeler, Brigit Obrist, Alexander Schulze, Rose Nathan, Angel Dillip, Sandra Alba, Iddy Mayumana, Rashid A Khatib, Joseph D Njau and Hassan Mshinda

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2007 6:83

    Content type: Case study

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  29. Data suggest that antibody responses to malaria parasites merozoite antigens are generally short-lived and this has implications for serological studies and malaria vaccine designs. However, precise data on th...

    Authors: Samson M Kinyanjui, David J Conway, David E Lanar and Kevin Marsh

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2007 6:82

    Content type: Research

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  30. On the borders of Thailand, Plasmodium falciparum has become resistant to nearly all available drugs, and there is an urgent need to find new antimalarial drugs or drug combinations. Ferroquine (SSR97193) is a ne...

    Authors: Marion Barends, Anchalee Jaidee, Nopparat Khaohirun, Pratap Singhasivanon and François Nosten

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2007 6:81

    Content type: Case study

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  31. In view of the high level of chloroquine resistance in many countries, WHO has recommended the use of combination therapy with artemisinin derivatives in the treatment of uncomplicated malaria due to Plasmodium f...

    Authors: Babacar Faye, Jean-Louis Ndiaye, Daouda Ndiaye, Yemou Dieng, Oumar Faye and Oumar Gaye

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2007 6:80

    Content type: Research

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  32. Malaria microscopy, while the gold standard for malaria diagnosis, has limitations. Efficacy estimates in drug and vaccine malaria trials are very sensitive to small errors in microscopy endpoints. This fact l...

    Authors: Colin Ohrt, Peter Obare, Ampon Nanakorn, Christine Adhiambo, Ken Awuondo, Wendy Prudhomme O'Meara, Shon Remich, Kurt Martin, Earnest Cook, Jean-Paul Chretien, Carmen Lucas, Joseph Osoga, Peter McEvoy, Martin Lucas Owaga, James Sande Odera and Bernhards Ogutu

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2007 6:79

    Content type: Case study

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  33. The var multigene family encodes PfEMP1, which are expressed on the surface of infected erythrocytes and bind to various host endothelial receptors. Antigenic variation of PfEMP1 plays a key role in malaria patho...

    Authors: Madeleine Dahlbäck, Thomas Lavstsen, Ali Salanti, Lars Hviid, David E Arnot, Thor G Theander and Morten A Nielsen

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2007 6:78

    Content type: Research

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  34. Investigation of host responses to blood stages of Plasmodium spp, and the immunopathology associated with this phase of the life cycle are often performed on mice infected directly with infected red blood cel...

    Authors: Luis Fonseca, Elsa Seixas, Geoffrey Butcher and Jean Langhorne

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2007 6:77

    Content type: Research

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  35. Mosquito larval control may prove to be an effective tool for incorporating into integrated vector management (IVM) strategies for reducing malaria transmission. Here the efficacy of microbial larvicides against

    Authors: Silas Majambere, Steven W Lindsay, Clare Green, Balla Kandeh and Ulrike Fillinger

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2007 6:76

    Content type: Research

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  36. During blood feeding, the mosquito injects saliva into the vertebrate host. This saliva contains bioactive components which may play a role in pathogen transmission and in host-vector relationships by inducing...

    Authors: Sylvie Cornelie, Franck Remoue, Souleymane Doucoure, Tofene NDiaye, Francois-Xavier Sauvage, Denis Boulanger and Francois Simondon

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2007 6:75

    Content type: Research

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  37. Malaria rapid diagnostic tests (RDTs) are relatively simple to perform and provide results quickly for making treatment decisions. However, the accuracy and application of RDT results depends on several factor...

    Authors: Devanand Moonasar, Ameena Ebrahim Goga, John Frean, Philip Kruger and Daniel Chandramohan

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2007 6:74

    Content type: Research

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  38. Enhanced production of nitric oxide (NO) following upmodulation of the inducible isoform of NO synthase (iNOS) by haemozoin (HZ), inflammatory cytokines and LPS may provide protection against Plasmodium falciparu...

    Authors: Oleksii A Skorokhod, Evelin Schwarzer, Monica Ceretto and Paolo Arese

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2007 6:73

    Content type: Research

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  39. Sulphadoxine/sulphalene-pyrimethamine (SP) was adopted in Kenya as first line therapeutic for uncomplicated malaria in 1998. By the second half of 2003, there was convincing evidence that SP was failing and ha...

    Authors: Abdinasir A Amin, Dejan Zurovac, Beth B Kangwana, Joanne Greenfield, Dorothy N Otieno, Willis S Akhwale and Robert W Snow

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2007 6:72

    Content type: Research

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  40. Because of the belief that Nairobi is a low risk zone for malaria, little empirical data exists on malaria risk in the area. The aim of this study was to explore the risk of perceived malaria and some associat...

    Authors: Yazoumé Yé, Elizabeth Kimani-Murage, John Kebaso and Frederick Mugisha

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2007 6:71

    Content type: Research

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  41. The study investigated the pharmacokinetics of fosmidomycin when given alone and in combination with clindamycin in patients with acute uncomplicated falciparum malaria.

    Authors: Kesara Na-Bangchang, Ronnatrai Ruengweerayut, Juntra Karbwang, Anurak Chauemung and David Hutchinson

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2007 6:70

    Content type: Research

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  42. The overlap in geographical distribution of Plasmodium falciparum malaria and endemic Burkitt's lymphoma (eBL) – an aggressive Epstein-Barr virus (EBV)-associated B-cell tumour occurring almost exclusively in the...

    Authors: Godfred Futagbi, Jennifer E Welbeck, John Kweku A Tetteh, Lars Hviid and Bartholomew D Akanmori

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2007 6:69

    Content type: Research

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