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  1. Clandestine gold miners remain key hosts for malaria in French Guiana (FG) and contribute to imported malaria cases in Suriname and Brazil. The Malakit intervention, implemented in FG borders with Suriname and...

    Authors: Cécile Longchamps, Muriel Suzanne Galindo, Yann Lambert, Alice Sanna, Louise Mutricy, Laure Garancher, Antoine Adenis, Mathieu Nacher, Martha Suarez-Mutis, Hedley Cairo, Helen Hiwat, Stephen Vreden and Maylis Douine
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2022 21:397
  2. Mass screening and treatment (MSaT) aims at reducing the spread of malaria in communities by identifying and treating infected persons regardless of the symptoms. This study was conducted to identify and treat...

    Authors: Akansha Singh, Harsh Rajvanshi, Mrigendra P. Singh, Sneha Bhandari, Sekh Nisar, Rajan Poriya, Vinay Telasey, Himanshu Jayswar, Ashok K. Mishra, Aparup Das, Harpreet Kaur, Altaf A. Lal and Praveen K. Bharti
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2022 21:395
  3. Despite significant progress in eliminating malaria from the state of Odisha, India, the disease is still considered endemic. Artesunate plus sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine (AS + SP) has been introduced since 2010 ...

    Authors: Ramakanta Rana, Nikhat Khan, Sonali Sandeepta, Sanghamitra Pati, Aparup Das, Madhusmita Bal and Manoranjan Ranjit
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2022 21:394
  4. The zoonotic simian parasite Plasmodium cynomolgi develops into replicating schizonts and dormant hypnozoites during the infection of hepatocytes and is used as a model organism to study relapsing malaria. The tr...

    Authors: Gabriel Mitchell, Guglielmo Roma, Annemarie Voorberg-van der Wel, Martin Beibel, Anne-Marie Zeeman, Sven Schuierer, Laura Torres, Erika L. Flannery, Clemens H. M. Kocken, Sebastian A. Mikolajczak and Thierry T. Diagana
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2022 21:393
  5. Asymptomatic malaria infections are important parasite reservoirs and could sustain transmission in the population, but they are often unreported. A community-based survey was conducted to investigate the prev...

    Authors: Bosco B. Agaba, Simon P. Rugera, Ruth Mpirirwe, Martha Atekat, Samuel Okubal, Khalid Masereka, Miseal Erionu, Bosco Adranya, Gertrude Nabirwa, Patrick B. Odong, Yasin Mukiibi, Isaac Ssewanyana, Susan Nabadda and Enoch Muwanguzi
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2022 21:392
  6. Due to relatively low malaria parasitaemia in pregnancy, an appropriate field test that can adequately detect infections in pregnant women presenting with illness or for malaria screening during antenatal care...

    Authors: Joseph Lee Teck Yon, Norah Htet Htet, Cho Naing, Wong Siew Tung, Htar Htar Aung and Joon Wah Mak
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2022 21:391
  7. Climate and climate change affect the spatial pattern and seasonality of malaria risk. Season lengths and spatial extents of mapped current and future malaria transmission suitability predictions for Nepal wer...

    Authors: Shreejana Bhattarai, Jason K. Blackburn and Sadie J. Ryan
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2022 21:390
  8. The World Health Organization (WHO) cone bioassay is a key method used to evaluate the bioefficacy of long-lasting insecticidal nets (LLINs) used for malaria control. These tests also play an important role in...

    Authors: Melanie Koinari, Nakei Bubun, Brogan Amos, Kiari Kiari, David Lahu and Stephan Karl
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2022 21:389
  9. Methods used to sample mosquitoes are important to consider when estimating entomologic metrics. Human landing catches (HLCs) are considered the gold standard for collecting malaria vectors. However, HLCs are ...

    Authors: Henry Ddumba Mawejje, Jackson R. Asiimwe, Patrick Kyagamba, Moses R. Kamya, Philip J. Rosenthal, Jo Lines, Grant Dorsey and Sarah G. Staedke
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2022 21:388
  10. Insecticide treated bed nets (ITN) are considered a core malaria vector control tool by the WHO and are the main contributor to the large decline in malaria burden in sub-Saharan Africa over the past 20 years,...

    Authors: Joshua O. Yukich, Paul Hutchinson, Baltazar Candrinho, Jessica Butts, Filipe Murimirgua, Thomas P. Eisele and Rose Zulliger
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2022 21:387
  11. Malaria remains one of the most virulent and deadliest parasitic disease in the world, particularly in Africa and Southeast Asia. Widespread occurrence of artemisinin-resistant Plasmodium falciparum strains from ...

    Authors: Jing Wei Lai, Mohd Jamil Maah, Kong Wai Tan, Rozie Sarip, Yvonne Ai Lian Lim, Rakesh Ganguly, Loke Tim Khaw and Chew Hee Ng
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2022 21:386
  12. Mass distribution of insecticide-treated nets (ITNs) is the principal malaria vector control strategy adopted by Niger. To better inform on the most appropriate ITN to distribute, the National Malaria Control ...

    Authors: Hadiza Soumaila, Boubé Hamani, Ibrahim Issa Arzika, Amadou Soumana, Abdoulaye Daouda, Fatoumata Abdoulaye Daouda, Souleymane Mahaman Iro, Samira Gouro, Maman Sani Zaman-Allah, Izamné Mahamadou, Saadou Kadri, Noura Maman Salé, Wilfried Hounkanrin, Boubacar Mahamadou, Halima Naroua Zamaka, Rabiou Labbo…
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2022 21:385
  13. Under-five child malaria is one of the leading causes of morbidity and mortality globally, especially among sub-Saharan African countries like Ghana. In Ghana, malaria is responsible for about 20,000 deaths in...

    Authors: Justice Moses K. Aheto
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2022 21:384
  14. Genetic diversity of malaria parasites can inform the intensity of transmission and poses a major threat to malaria control and elimination interventions. Characterization of the genetic diversity would provid...

    Authors: Geletta Tadele, Fatou K. Jaiteh, Mary Oboh, Eniyou Oriero, Sisay Dugassa, Alfred Amambua-Ngwa and Lemu Golassa
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2022 21:383
  15. In Myanmar, malaria still poses a significant burden for vulnerable populations particularly forest goers even though impressive progress has been made over the past decade. Limited evidence existed related to...

    Authors: May Me Thet, Myat Noe Thiri Khaing, Su Su Zin, Si Thu Thein and Kemi Tesfazghi
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2022 21:382
  16. Imported malaria cases remains a key health concern, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. Providing accurate health information is important to improving people’s awareness of malaria. WeChat is an excelle...

    Authors: Yi Wang, Chengyuan Li, Jiayao Zhang, Mengmeng Yang, Guoding Zhu, Yaobao Liu and Jun Cao
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2022 21:381
  17. In spite of the global reduction of 21% in malaria incidence between 2010 and 2015, the disease still threatens many lives of children and pregnant mothers in African countries. A correct assessment and evalua...

    Authors: Adelino Martins, Sereina A. Herzog, Levicatus Mugenyi, Christel Faes, Niel Hens and Steven Abrams
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2022 21:380
  18. Threats to maintaining high population access with effective bed nets persist due to errors in quantification, bed net wear and tear, and inefficiencies in distribution activities. Monitoring bed net coverage ...

    Authors: Matt Worges, Benjamin Kamala, Joshua Yukich, Frank Chacky, Samwel Lazaro, Charles Dismas, Sijenun Aroun, Raya Ibrahim, Mwinyi Khamis, Mponeja P. Gitanya, Deodatus Mwingizi, Hannah Metcalfe, Willhard Bantanuka, Sena Deku, David Dadi, Naomi Serbantez…
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2022 21:379
  19. Human landing catches (HLC) are an entomological collection technique in which humans are used as attractants to capture medically relevant host-seeking mosquitoes. The use of this method has been a topic of e...

    Authors: Jordan Eckert, Seun Oladipupo, Yifan Wang, Shanshan Jiang, Vivek Patil, Benjamin A. McKenzie, Neil F. Lobo and Sarah Zohdy
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2022 21:378
  20. Despite the scale-up of insecticide-treated nets and indoor residual spraying, the bulk of malaria transmission in western Kenya still occurs indoors, late at night. House improvement is a potential long-term ...

    Authors: Bernard Abong’o, John E. Gimnig, Diana Omoke, Eric Ochomo and Edward D. Walker
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2022 21:377
  21. Pregnant women and children are the most vulnerable group of people usually affected by malaria. The use of insecticide-treated nets is one of the proven interventions for mitigating malaria and its associated...

    Authors: Eugene Budu, Joshua Okyere, Felix Mensah, Simon Agongo Azure, Abdul-Aziz Seidu, Edward Kwabena Ameyaw and Bright Opoku Ahinkorah
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2022 21:376
  22. Seasonal malaria chemoprevention (SMC) consists of the intermittent administration of a 3 day course of anti-malarial medications during the months of highest malaria risk in the Sahel region, where malaria tr...

    Authors: Daniel Christian Koko, Aminata Maazou, Hadiza Jackou and Charlotte Eddis
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2022 21:375
  23. Malaria remains a major cause of morbidity and mortality in sub-Saharan Africa. Using insecticide-treated nets (ITNs) every night, year-round is critical to maximize protection against malaria. This study desc...

    Authors: Stella Babalola, Kuor Kumoji, Grace N. Awantang, Olamide A. Oyenubi, Michael Toso, Samantha Tsang, Therese Bleu, Dorothy Achu, Judith Hedge, David C. Schnabel, Shelby Cash, Lynn M. Van Lith, Anna C. McCartney-Melstad, Yannick Nkomou, Abdul Dosso, Wani Lahai…
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2022 21:374
  24. In the last decade Plasmodium knowlesi has been detected in humans throughout South East Asia. The highest risk groups for this infection are males, adults and those performing forest-related work. Furthermore, a...

    Authors: Nurul Athirah Naserrudin, Mohd Rohaizat Hassan, Mohammad Saffree Jeffree, Richard Culleton, Rozita Hod and Kamruddin Ahmed
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2022 21:373
  25. In some settings, sensitive field diagnostic tools may be needed to achieve elimination of falciparum malaria. To this end, rapid diagnostic tests (RDTs) based on the detection of the Plasmodium falciparum protei...

    Authors: Tate Oulton, Almahamoudou Mahamar, Koualy Sanogo, Makonon Diallo, Ahamadou Youssouf, Sidi M. Niambele, Siaka Samaké, Sekouba Keita, Youssouf Sinaba, Adama Sacko, Sekou F. Traore, Kjerstin Lanke, Katharine A. Collins, John Bradley, Chris Drakeley, Will J. R. Stone…
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2022 21:372
  26. Malaria rapid diagnostic tests (RDTs) remain the main point-of-care tests for diagnosis of symptomatic Plasmodium falciparum malaria in endemic areas. However, parasites with gene deletions in the most common RDT...

    Authors: Ngo Duc Thang, Eduard Rovira-Vallbona, Nguyen Thi Huong Binh, Dang Viet Dung, Nguyen Thi Hong Ngoc, Tran Khanh Long, Tran Thanh Duong, Nicholas J. Martin and Kimberly A. Edgel
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2022 21:371
  27. Malaria remains the biggest public health challenge globally, and Ghana is among the 15 highest burden malaria countries in the world, with 2% of global malaria cases and 3% deaths in 2019. This study sought t...

    Authors: Seth Kwaku Afagbedzi, Yakubu Alhassan and Chris Guure
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2022 21:370
  28. Artemisinin-based combination therapy (ACT) has been recommended as the first-line treatment by the World Health Organization to treat uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria. However, the emergence and sprea...

    Authors: Xiangli Kong, Jun Feng, Yan Xu, Ge Yan and Shuisen Zhou
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2022 21:369
  29. The utilization and impact of the healthcare services depend on the perceived quality, appropriateness, ease of availability, and cost of the services. This study aimed to understand the community's perception...

    Authors: Mrigendra P. Singh, Harsh Rajvanshi, Praveen K. Bharti, Aparup Das, Vikesh Thakre, Himanshu Jayswar, Ram Shankar Sahu, Vinay K. Telasey and Altaf A. Lal
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2022 21:368
  30. Uganda conducted its third mass long-lasting insecticidal net (LLIN) distribution campaign in 2021. The target of the campaign was to ensure that 100% of households own at least one LLIN per two persons and to ac...

    Authors: Andrew Kwiringira, Carol Nanziri, Edirisa Juniour Nsubuga, Stella Martha Migamba, Vivian Ntono, Immaculate Atuhaire, Sherry Rita Ahirirwe, Alice Asio, Shaban Senyange, Petranilla Nakamya, Veronicah Masanja, Sarah Elayeete, Allan Komakech, Hildah T. Nansikombi, Patience Mwine, Rose Nampeera…
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2022 21:367
  31. Routine continuous distribution (CD) of insecticide-treated nets (ITNs) has been an important part of an overall ITN strategy to complement mass campaigns since the early 2000s. The backbone of CD implementati...

    Authors: Jane E. Miller, Kezia Malm, Aimain Alexis Serge, Marcellin Joel Ateba, Peter Gitanya, Doudou Sene, Emmanuel H. Kooma, Balla Kandeh, Lilia Gerberg and Luigi Nuñez
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2022 21:366
  32. Malaria transmission can be highly heterogeneous between and within localities, and is influenced by factors such as survival and biting frequencies of Anopheles mosquitoes. This study investigated the relationsh...

    Authors: Polius G. Pinda, Dickson S. Msaky, Letus L. Muyaga, Issa H. Mshani, Rukiyah M. Njalambaha, Japhet Kihonda, Hamis Bwanaly, Halfan S. Ngowo, Emmanuel W. Kaindoa, Lizette L. Koekemoer and Fredros O. Okumu
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2022 21:365
  33. The rate of decay of the biological efficacy of insecticides used for indoor residual spraying (IRS) is an important factor when making decisions on insecticide choice for national malaria control programmes. ...

    Authors: Delenasaw Yewhalaw, Eba Alemayehu Simma, Endalew Zemene, Kassahun Zeleke and Teshome Degefa
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2022 21:364
  34. The use of insecticide-treated bed nets has been proven to be effective in reducing malaria transmission in highly endemic areas. Use of long-lasting insecticidal nets (LLINs) has been embraced by many malaria...

    Authors: Anne Ruth Akello, John Paul Byagamy, Samuel Etajak, Charles Stephen Okadhi and Adoke Yeka
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2022 21:363
  35. Cambodia has made significant progress towards achieving malaria elimination by 2025. Cases continue to decrease and are primarily concentrated in forested areas. Forest-goers are most at risk of malaria due t...

    Authors: Sochea Phok, Kemi Tesfazghi, Andy Tompsett, Boukheng Thavrine, Po Ly, Saad El-Din Hassan, Avery Avrakotos, Jim Malster and Erica Felker-Kantor
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2022 21:362
  36. Malaria rapid diagnostic tests (RDTs) based on the detection of the Plasmodium falciparum histidine-rich protein 2 (HRP2) antigen are widely used for detection of active infection with this parasite and are the o...

    Authors: Eric Rogier, Catherine Bakari, Celine I. Mandara, Mercy G. Chiduo, Mateusz Plucinski, Douglas Nace, Nastassia Battle, Franky Chacky, Susan F. Rumisha, Fabrizio Molteni, Renata Mandike, Sigsbert Mkude, Ritha Njau, Ally Mohamed, Venkatachalam Udhayakumar and Deus S. Ishengoma
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2022 21:361
  37. Pregnant women have increased susceptibility to Plasmodium falciparum malaria and acquire protective antibodies over successive pregnancies. Most studies that investigated malaria antibody responses in pregnant w...

    Authors: Meseret W. Kassa, Wina Hasang, André Barateiro, Timon Damelang, Jessica Brewster, Jamille G. Dombrowski, Rhea J. Longley, Amy W. Chung, Gerhard Wunderlich, Ivo Mueller, Elizabeth H. Aitken, Claudio R. F. Marinho and Stephen J. Rogerson
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2022 21:360
  38. Routine monitoring of anti-malarial drugs is recommended for early detection of drug resistance and to inform national malaria treatment guidelines. In Ethiopia, the national treatment guidelines employ a spec...

    Authors: Ashenafi Assefa, Hussein Mohammed, Anjoli Anand, Adugna Abera, Heven Sime, Anna A. Minta, Mekonnen Tadesse, Yehualashet Tadesse, Samuel Girma, Worku Bekele, Kebede Etana, Bereket Hailegiorgis Alemayehu, Hiwot Teka, Dereje Dilu, Mebrahtom Haile, Hiwot Solomon…
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2022 21:359
  39. Endemic malaria is present in all 15 municipalities of Roraima state, Brazilian Amazonia. Knowledge of epidemiological data of specific populations can guide health policies to formulate effective strategies f...

    Authors: Jacqueline de Aguiar Barros, Fabiana Granja, Pedro Pequeno, Paola Marchesini and Maria de Fátima Ferreira da Cruz
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2022 21:358
  40. The ability of malaria rapid diagnostic tests (RDTs) to effectively detect active infections is being compromised by the presence of malaria strains with genomic deletions at the hrp2 and hrp3 loci, encoding the ...

    Authors: Thomas C. Stabler, Ankit Dwivedi, Biraj Shrestha, Sudhaunshu Joshi, Tobias Schindler, Amed Ouattara, Guillermo A. García, Claudia Daubenberger and Joana C. Silva
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2022 21:357
  41. Immunoglobulin G (IgG) antibodies are thought to play important roles in the protection against Plasmodium falciparum (P. falciparum) malaria. A longitudinal cohort study performed in the Southern part of Benin, ...

    Authors: Abdou Khadre Dit Jadir Fall, Ikhlaq Hussain Kana, Célia Dechavanne, Asier Garcia-Senosiain, Evelyne Guitard, Jacqueline Milet, Achille Massougbodji, André Garcia, Jean-Michel Dugoujon, Florence Migot-Nabias, Michael Theisen and David Courtin
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2022 21:356
  42. Bangladesh has reduced malaria incidence and mortality by over 75% between 2010 and 2020. Widespread long-lasting insecticidal net (LLIN) distribution and use is one of the measures responsible for this succes...

    Authors: Matthew A. Aubourg, Hasan Mohammad Al-Amin, Anoop Sunkara, Sanjna Chetan, April Monroe, Ching Swe Phru, Rashidul Haque, Wasif A. Khan, Allison Hendershot, Mohammad Shafiul Alam and Neil F. Lobo
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2022 21:355
  43. This review article aims to investigate the genotypic profiles of Plasmodium falciparum and Plasmodium vivax isolates collected across a wide geographic region and their association with resistance to anti-malari...

    Authors: Farindira Vesti Rahmasari, Puji B. S. Asih, Farahana K. Dewayanti, Chawarat Rotejanaprasert, Prakaykaew Charunwatthana, Mallika Imwong and Din Syafruddin
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2022 21:354
  44. This study was designed to provide insecticide resistance data for decision-making in terms of resistance management plans in Togo.

    Authors: Yawo Apetogbo, Koffi M. Ahadji-Dabla, Dieudonné Diloma Soma, Adjovi D. Amoudji, Edoh Koffi, Kossivi I. Akagankou, Rabila Bamogo, Kelly Lionelle Ngaffo, Samina Maiga, Rachid T. Atcha‑Oubou, Ameyo M. Dorkenoo, Lucrecia Vizcaino, Audrey Lenhart, Abdoulaye Diabaté, Roch Kounbobr Dabiré and Guillaume Koffivi Ketoh
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2022 21:353
  45. Dihydroartemisinin-piperaquine (DHA-PPQ) combination therapy is the current first-line treatment for Plasmodium falciparum malaria in Thailand. Since its introduction in 2015, resistance to this drug combination ...

    Authors: Khine Nwe Win, Khajohnpong Manopwisedjaroen, Kanit Phumchuea, Chayanut Suansomjit, Kesinee Chotivanich, Saranath Lawpoolsri, Liwang Cui, Jetsumon Sattabongkot and Wang Nguitragool
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2022 21:352
  46. Declining efficacy of chloroquine against Plasmodium vivax malaria has been documented in Ethiopia. Thus, there is a need to assess the efficacy of alternative schizontocidal anti-malarials such as dihydroartemis...

    Authors: Hussein Mohammed, Heven Sime, Henok Hailgiorgis, Kale Gubae, Mebrahtom Haile, Hiwot Solomon, Kebede Etana, Samuel Girma, Worku Bekele, Melkie Chernet, Getachew Tollera, Geremew Tasew, Bokretsion Gidey, Robert J. Commons and Ashenafi Assefa
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2022 21:351
  47. Malaria is a major cause of mortality and morbidity in Uganda. Despite Uganda’s efforts to distribute bed nets, only half of households have achieved the World Health Organization (WHO) Universal Coverage Crit...

    Authors: Sae Takada, Paul J. Krezanoski, Viola Nyakato, Vincent Bátwala, A. James O’Malley, Jessica M. Perkins, Alexander C. Tsai, David R. Bangsberg, Nicholas A. Christakis and Akihiro Nishi
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2022 21:350
  48. Long-lasting insecticidal nets (LLINs) play a key role in reducing malaria transmission in endemic countries. In a previous study, the authors demonstrated a substantial decrease in the bioefficacy of LLINs fo...

    Authors: Nakei Bubun, Evodia Anetul, Melanie Koinari, Timothy W. Freeman and Stephan Karl
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2022 21:349
  49. Malaria is a priority global health disease with high morbidity and mortality especially among children under-five and pregnant women. Malaria elimination requires an effective surveillance system. The malaria...

    Authors: Peter Okpeh Amede, Chukwuma David Umeokonkwo, Susan Abege, Joseph Akawe, Jeh Derek, Elizabeth Adedire and Muhammad Shakir Balogun
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2022 21:348
  50. Malaria is an infectious disease which has been globally targeted for elimination in at least 35 of 90 endemic countries by 2030. Most successful malaria elimination country programmes have engaged the private...

    Authors: Mesele Damte Argaw, Thandisizwe Redford Mavundla, Kassa Daka Gidebo, Binyam Fekadu Desta, Heran Demissie Damte, Wondwosen Mebratu, Wasihun Edossa, Dereje Dillu, Aychiluhim Damtew Mitiku and Alebel Yaregal Desale
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2022 21:347

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