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  1. The anti-malarial drug, amodiaquine, a commonly used, long-acting partner drug in artemisinin-based combination therapy, is metabolized to active desethyl-amodiaquine (DEAQ) by cytochrome P450 2C8 (CYP2C8). The C...

    Authors: Leyre Pernaute-Lau, Ulrika Morris, Mwinyi Msellem, Andreas Mårtensson, Anders Björkman and Jose Pedro Gil

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2021 20:90

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  2. Malaria has high morbidity and mortality rates in some parts of tropical and subtropical countries. Besides respiratory and metabolic function, lung plays a role in immune system. γδT cells have multiple funct...

    Authors: Haixia Wei, Chenxi Jin, Anping Peng, Hongyan Xie, Shihao Xie, Yuanfa Feng, Anqi Xie, Jiajie Li, Chao Fang, Quan Yang, Huaina Qiu, Yanwei Qi, Zhinan Yin, Xinhua Wang and Jun Huang

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2021 20:89

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  3. Malaria remains a serious health threat in the Amazonas Region of Peru and approximately 95% of the cases, mainly Plasmodium vivax, are found in native communities of The Rio Santiago District, Condorcanqui Provi...

    Authors: Carla C. Montenegro, T. Pershing Bustamante-Chauca, Cecilia Pajuelo Reyes, Miguel Bernal, Lizandro Gonzales, Rafael Tapia-Limonchi, Juan R. Tejedo and Stella M. Chenet

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2021 20:88

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  4. As malaria endemic countries strive towards elimination, intensified spatial heterogeneities of local transmission could undermine the effectiveness of traditional intervention policy.

    Authors: Raquel Lana, Narimane Nekkab, Andre M. Siqueira, Cassio Peterka, Paola Marchesini, Marcus Lacerda, Ivo Mueller, Michael White and Daniel Villela

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2021 20:87

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  5. As malaria incidence and transmission in a region decreases, it becomes increasingly difficult to identify areas of active transmission. Improved methods for identifying and monitoring foci of active malaria t...

    Authors: Jessica N. McCaffery, Balwan Singh, Douglas Nace, Alberto Moreno, Venkatachalam Udhayakumar and Eric Rogier

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2021 20:86

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  6. The characterization of parasite populations circulating in malaria endemic areas is necessary to evaluate the success of ongoing interventions and malaria control strategies. This study was designed to invest...

    Authors: Hussein Mohammed, Ashenafi Assefa, Melkie Chernet, Yonas Wuletaw and Robert J. Commons

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2021 20:85

    Content type: Research

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  7. Attaining the goal of reducing the global malaria burden is threatened by recent setbacks in maintaining the effectiveness of vector control interventions partly due to the emergence of pyrethroid resistant ve...

    Authors: Carlos Chaccour, Rose Zulliger, Joe Wagman, Aina Casellas, Amilcar Nacima, Eldo Elobolobo, Binete Savaio, Abuchahama Saifodine, Christen Fornadel, Jason Richardson, Baltazar Candrinho, Molly Robertson and Francisco Saute

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2021 20:84

    Content type: Research

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  8. An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.

    Authors: Elerson Matos Rocha, Osvaldo Marinotti, Deidre Machado Serrão, Laura Viana Correa, Ricardo de Melo Katak, Juan Campos de Oliveira, Veranilce Alves Muniz, Marta Rodrigues de Oliveira, Joaquim Ferreira do Nascimento Neto, Marcos Cézar Fernandes Pessoa, Rosemary Aparecida Roque, Adolfo Jose da Mota, Piero Onorati, Jayme A. Souza-Neto, Olle Terenius and Wanderli Pedro Tadei

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2021 20:83

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    The original article was published in Malaria Journal 2021 20:40

  9. Avian malaria parasites are microorganisms parasitizing erythrocytes and various tissues of the birds; they are common and distributed worldwide. These parasites are known to infect birds of different taxa and...

    Authors: Elena Platonova, Justė Aželytė, Tatjana Iezhova, Mikas Ilgūnas, Andrey Mukhin and Vaidas Palinauskas

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2021 20:82

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  10. The innate immune response against various life cycle stages of the malaria parasite plays an important role in protection against the disease and regulation of its severity. Phagocytosis of asexual erythrocy...

    Authors: Yolanda Corbett, Silvia Parapini, Federica Perego, Valeria Messina, Serena Delbue, Paola Misiano, Mario Falchi, Francesco Silvestrini, Donatella Taramelli, Nicoletta Basilico and Sarah D’Alessandro

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2021 20:81

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  11. Sri Lanka sustained its malaria-free status by implementing, among other interventions, three core case detection strategies namely Passive Case Detection (PCD), Reactive Case Detection (RACD) and Proactive Ca...

    Authors: W. M. Kumudunayana T. de A. W. Gunasekera, Risintha Premaratne, Deepika Fernando, Muzrif Munaz, M. G. Y. Piyasena, Devika Perera, Rajitha Wickremasinghe, K. D. N. Prasad Ranaweera and Kamini Mendis

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2021 20:80

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  12. In parallel with the change of malaria policy from control to elimination and declines in the malaria burden in Greater Mekong Sub-region, the motivation and social role of malaria volunteers has declined. To ...

    Authors: Win Han Oo, Elizabeth Hoban, Lisa Gold, Kyu Kyu Than, Thazin La, Aung Thi and Freya J. I. Fowkes

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2021 20:79

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  13. The role of Accredited Social Health Activist (ASHA) in the health care delivery services at the periphery level is crucial for achieving disease prevention, control and elimination goals. The objective of th...

    Authors: Harsh Rajvanshi, Kalyan B. Saha, Man Mohan Shukla, Sekh Nisar, Himanshu Jayswar, Ashok K. Mishra, Ravendra K. Sharma, Praveen K. Bharti, Nishant Saxena, Arvind Verma, Aparup Das, Harpreet Kaur, Suman L. Wattal and Altaf A. Lal

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2021 20:78

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  14. Insecticide resistance poses a growing challenge to malaria vector control in Kenya and around the world. Following evidence of associations between the mosquito microbiota and insecticide resistance, the micr...

    Authors: Diana Omoke, Mathew Kipsum, Samson Otieno, Edward Esalimba, Mili Sheth, Audrey Lenhart, Ezekiel Mugendi Njeru, Eric Ochomo and Nsa Dada

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2021 20:77

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  15. In the Dominican Republic, a recent outbreak of malaria in the capital, Santo Domingo, threatens efforts to eliminate the disease. Mass drug administration (MDA) has been proposed as one strategy to reduce tra...

    Authors: Hunter Keys, Keyla Ureña, Jhefres Reyes, Kevin Bardosh, Christopher Pell, Jose Puello, Stephen Blount and Gregory S. Noland

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2021 20:76

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  16. In Tanzania, the uptake of optimal doses (≥ 3) of sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine for intermittent preventive treatment of malaria (IPTp-SP) during pregnancy has remained below the recommended target of 80%. Therefo...

    Authors: Vivian Mushi, Christopher H. Mbotwa, Abdallah Zacharia, Theresia Ambrose and Fabiola V. Moshi

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2021 20:75

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  17. Intermittent preventive treatment of malaria in infants (IPTi) with sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine (SP) is a proven strategy to protect infants against malaria. Sierra Leone is the first country to implement IPTi n...

    Authors: Maria Lahuerta, Roberta Sutton, Anthony Mansaray, Oliver Eleeza, Brigette Gleason, Adewale Akinjeji, Mohamed F. Jalloh, Mame Toure, Getachew Kassa, Steven R. Meshnick, Molly Deutsch-Feldman, Lauren Parmley, Michael Friedman, Samuel Juana Smith, Miriam Rabkin and Laura Steinhardt

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2021 20:74

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  18. The emergence and spread of multidrug resistance poses a significant risk to malaria control and eradication goals in the world. There has been no indigenous malaria cases reported in China since 2017, and Chi...

    Authors: Fang Huang, He Yan, Jing-Bo Xue, Yan-Wen Cui, Shui-Sen Zhou, Zhi-Gui Xia, Rabindra Abeyasinghe, Pascal Ringwald and Xiao-Nong Zhou

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2021 20:73

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  19. In 2004, in response to high levels of treatment failure associated with sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine (SP) resistance, Benin changed its first-line malaria treatment from SP to artemisinin-based combination thera...

    Authors: Samaly Souza Svigel, Adicath Adeothy, Augustin Kpemasse, Ernest Houngbo, Antoine Sianou, Ramani Saliou, Monica E. Patton, Fortune Dagnon, Eric S. Halsey, Alexis Tchevoede, Venkatachalam Udhayakumar and Naomi W. Lucchi

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2021 20:72

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  20. Plasmodium falciparum causes the deadliest form of malaria, which remains one of the most prevalent infectious diseases. Unfortunately, the only licensed vaccine showed limited protection and resistance to anti-m...

    Authors: Sophie Gunnarsson and Sudhakaran Prabakaran

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2021 20:71

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  21. Despite declining incidence over the past decade, malaria remains an important health burden in India. This study aimed to assess the village-level temporal patterns of Plasmodium infection in two districts of th...

    Authors: Anne Kessler, Badondor Shylla, Upasana Shyamsunder Singh, Rilynti Lyngdoh, Bandapkupar Mawkhlieng, Anna Maria van Eijk, Steven A. Sullivan, Aparup Das, Catherine Walton, Mark L. Wilson, Jane M. Carlton and Sandra Albert

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2021 20:70

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  22. Land use and land cover changes, such as deforestation, agricultural expansion and urbanization, are one of the largest anthropogenic environmental changes globally. Recent initiatives to evaluate the feasibil...

    Authors: Kimberly M. Fornace, Adriana V. Diaz, Jo Lines and Chris J. Drakeley

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2021 20:69

    Content type: Review

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  23. Evaluation of genetic relatedness of malaria parasites is a useful tool for understanding transmission patterns, but patterns are not easily detectable in areas with moderate to high malaria transmission. To e...

    Authors: Jessica Briggs, Alison Kuchta, Max Murphy, Sofonias Tessema, Emmanuel Arinaitwe, John Rek, Anna Chen, Joaniter I. Nankabirwa, Chris Drakeley, David Smith, Teun Bousema, Moses Kamya, Isabel Rodriguez-Barraquer, Sarah Staedke, Grant Dorsey, Philip J. Rosenthal…

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2021 20:68

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  24. Malaria persists as a huge medical and economic burden. Although the number of cases and death rates have reduced in recent years, novel interventions are a necessity if such gains are to be maintained. Altern...

    Authors: Qaswa Zubair, Holly Matthews, Seynabou Sougoufara, Fatima Mujeeb, Simon Ashall, Fred Aboagye-Antwi and Frédéric Tripet

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2021 20:67

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  25. Children are the most vulnerable group affected by malaria and other tropical, vector-borne diseases in low-resource countries. Infants presenting with acute onset fever represent a major sector of outpatient ...

    Authors: Philip Koliopoulos, Neema Mathias Kayange, Tim Daniel, Florian Huth, Britta Gröndahl, Grey Carolina Medina-Montaño, Leah Pretsch, Julia Klüber, Christian Schmidt, Antke Züchner, Sebastian Ulbert, Steven E. Mshana, Marylyn Addo and Stephan Gehring

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2021 20:66

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  26. In some areas of Uganda, village health workers (VHW) deliver Integrated Community Case Management (iCCM) care, providing initial assessment of children under 5 years of age as well as protocol-based treatment...

    Authors: James S. Miller, Palka Patel, Sara Mian-McCarthy, Andrew Christopher Wesuta, Michael Matte, Moses Ntaro, Shem Bwambale, Jessica Kenney, Geren S. Stone and Edgar Mugema Mulogo

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2021 20:65

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  27. The use of pyronaridine-artesunate (PA) has been associated with scarce transaminitis in patients. This analysis aimed to evaluate the hepatic safety profile of repeated treatment with PA versus artemether–lum...

    Authors: Yves Daniel Compaoré, Issaka Zongo, Anyirékun F. Somé, Nouhoun Barry, Frederick Nikiéma, Talato N. Kaboré, Aminata Ouattara, Zachari Kabré, Kadidiatou Wermi, Moussa Zongo, Rakiswende S. Yerbanga, Issaka Sagara, Abdoulaye Djimdé and Jean Bosco Ouédraogo

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2021 20:64

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  28. This study reports an updated description on malaria vector diversity, behaviour, insecticide resistance and malaria transmission in the Diébougou and Dano peri-urban areas, Burkina Faso.

    Authors: Dieudonné Diloma Soma, Serge Bèwadéyir Poda, Aristide Sawdetuo Hien, Moussa Namountougou, Ibrahim Sangaré, John Marie Emmanuel Sawadogo, Florence Fournet, Georges Anicet Ouédraogo, Abdoulaye Diabaté, Nicolas Moiroux and Roch Kounbobr Dabiré

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2021 20:63

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  29. The World Health Organization recommends the provision of intermittent preventive treatment during pregnancy (IPTp) with sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine (SP) at 4-week intervals from gestational week 13 to delivery ...

    Authors: Enesia Banda Chaponda, Sungano Mharakurwa, Charles Michelo, Jane Bruce, Daniel Chandramoha and R. Matthew Chico

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2021 20:61

    Content type: Research

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  30. Although a significant decrease in entomological and epidemiological indicators was reported in Cameroon since the introduction of insecticide-treated bed nets, malaria prevalence remains high also in some par...

    Authors: Nfor Omarine Nlinwe, Yengong Clinton Singong and Tenkam Makamdoum Ruth Florentine

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2021 20:60

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  31. As countries move to malaria elimination, detecting and targeting asymptomatic malaria infections might be needed. Here, the epidemiology and detectability of asymptomatic Plasmodium falciparum and Plasmodium viv...

    Authors: Elifaged Hailemeskel, Surafel K Tebeje, Sinknesh W. Behaksra, Girma Shumie, Getasew Shitaye, Migbaru Keffale, Wakweya Chali, Abrham Gashaw, Temesgen Ashine, Chris Drakeley, Teun Bousema, Endalamaw Gadisa and Fitsum G. Tadesse

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2021 20:59

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  32. Precise detection of Plasmodium infections in community surveys is essential for effective malaria control. Microscopy and rapid diagnostic tests (RDTs) are the major techniques used to identify malaria infection...

    Authors: Alphaxard Manjurano, Justin J. Omolo, Eric Lyimo, Donald Miyaye, Coleman Kishamawe, Lucas E. Matemba, Julius J. Massaga, John Changalucha and Paul E. Kazyoba

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2021 20:58

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  33. Access and adherence to artemisinin-based combination therapy (ACT) are key challenges to effective malaria treatment. A secondary analysis of the Sierra Leone malaria Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices (mKAP...

    Authors: Kristin Banek, Emily L. Webb, Emily Bostick Doogue, Samuel Juana Smith, Daniel Chandramohan and Sarah G. Staedke

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2021 20:56

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  34. The prevalence of malaria in pregnancy and its complications, remain very high in Nigeria. This study aimed to determine the effects of a malaria health educational intervention based on the information-motiva...

    Authors: Ahmed Dahiru Balami, Salmiah Md. Said, Nor Afiah Mohd Zulkefli, Bachok Norsa’adah and Bala Audu

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2021 20:55

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  35. The need to develop new products and novel approaches for malaria vector control is recognized as a global health priority. One approach to meeting this need has been the development of new products for indoor...

    Authors: Joseph M. Wagman, Kenyssony Varela, Rose Zulliger, Abuchahama Saifodine, Rodaly Muthoni, Stephen Magesa, Carlos Chaccour, Christelle Gogue, Kenzie Tynuv, Aklilu Seyoum, Dereje Dengela, Francisco Saúte, Jason H. Richardson, Christen Fornadel, Yvonne-Marie Linton, Laurence Slutsker…

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2021 20:54

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  36. Stakeholder engagement is an essential pillar for the development of innovative public health interventions, including genetic approaches for malaria vector control. Scientific terminologies are mainly lacking...

    Authors: Elinor Chemonges Wanyama, Bakara Dicko, Lea Pare Toe, Mamadou B. Coulibaly, Nourou Barry, Korotimi Bayala Traore, Abdoulaye Diabate, Mouhamed Drabo, Jonathan K. Kayondo, Souleymane Kekele, Souleymane Kodio, Anselme Dinyiri Ky, Richard Ronny Linga, Emmanuel Magala, Wilfrid Ihibna Meda, Solome Mukwaya…

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2021 20:53

    Content type: Case study

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  37. Olfactory cues have been shown to have an important role in guiding gravid mosquito females to selected sites for egg laying. The objective of this study was to determine the influence of emanations from soil ...

    Authors: Victor S. Mwingira, Leonard E. G. Mboera and Willem Takken

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2021 20:52

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  38. Rapid elimination of Plasmodium falciparum malaria in Cambodia is a goal with both national and international significance. Transmission of malaria in Cambodia is limited to forest environments, and the main popu...

    Authors: Amber Kunkel, Chea Nguon, Sophea Iv, Srean Chhim, Dom Peov, Phanith Kong, Saorin Kim, Sarun Im, Mark Debackere, Nimol Khim, Jean Popovici, Sreynet Srun, Amélie Vantaux, Jean-Olivier Guintran, Benoit Witkowski and Patrice Piola

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2021 20:51

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  39. The use of rapid diagnostic tests (RDTs) to diagnose malaria is common in sub-Saharan African laboratories, remote primary health facilities and in the community. Currently, there is a lack of reliable methods...

    Authors: Ameyo M. Dorkenoo, Kafui Codjo Kouassi, Adjane K. Koura, Martin L. Adams, Komivi Gbada, Gnatoulma Katawa, Kossi Yakpa, Remi Charlebois, Ekaterina Milgotina, Michele O. Merkel and Michael Aidoo

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2021 20:50

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  40. An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.

    Authors: Deisy Cristina Restrepo-Posada, Jaime Carmona-Fonseca and Jaiberth Antonio Cardona-Arias

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2021 20:49

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Malaria Journal 2020 19:400

  41. The World Health Organization recommends regularly assessing the efficacy of artemisinin-based combination therapy (ACT), which is a critical tool in the fight against malaria. This study evaluated the efficac...

    Authors: Adama Gansané, Leah F. Moriarty, Didier Ménard, Isidore Yerbanga, Esperance Ouedraogo, Paul Sondo, Rene Kinda, Casimir Tarama, Edwige Soulama, Madou Tapsoba, David Kangoye, Cheick Said Compaore, Ousmane Badolo, Blami Dao, Samuel Tchwenko, Halidou Tinto…

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2021 20:48

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  42. LLINs are susceptible to forming holes within a short time in use, compromising their ability to provide long-term physical protection against insect-borne vectors of disease. Mechanical damage is known to be ...

    Authors: Amy Wheldrake, Estelle Guillemois, Hamidreza Arouni, Vera Chetty and Stephen J. Russell

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2021 20:47

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  43. In common with the majority of personal protective equipment and healthcare products, the ability for long-lasting insecticidal nets (LLINs) to remain in good physical condition during use is a key factor gove...

    Authors: Amy Wheldrake, Estelle Guillemois, Vera Chetty, Albert Kilian and Stephen J. Russell

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2021 20:46

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  44. Long-lasting insecticidal nets (LLINs) are expected to last for at least 3 years, but whilst this may be achieved from an insecticidal perspective, physical protection is frequently compromised much earlier be...

    Authors: Amy Wheldrake, Estelle Guillemois, Hamidreza Arouni, Vera Chetty and Stephen J. Russell

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2021 20:45

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  45. The Cascades region, Burkina Faso, has a high malaria burden despite reported high insecticide-treated mosquito net (ITN) use. Human and vector activities outside the hours when indoor interventions offer dire...

    Authors: Federica Guglielmo, Antoine Sanou, Thomas Churcher, Heather M. Ferguson, Hilary Ranson and Ellie Sherrard-Smith

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2021 20:44

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  46. In the absence of a method to culture Plasmodium vivax, the only way to source parasites is ex vivo. This hampers many aspects of P. vivax research. This study aimed to assess the safety of apheresis, a method fo...

    Authors: Anand Odedra, Kari Mudie, Glen Kennedy, Rebecca E. Watts, Emilie Rossignol, Hayley Mitchell, Jeremy Gower, Maria Rebelo, Zuleima Pava, Rebecca Pawliw, Stephen Woolley, David G. Lalloo, Greg Robinson, Sean Lynch, Katharine A. Collins, Fiona Amante…

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2021 20:43

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  47. The World Health Organization recommends confirmatory diagnosis by microscopy or malaria rapid diagnostic test (RDT) in patients with suspected malaria. In recent years, mobile medical applications (MMAs), whi...

    Authors: Theodoor Visser, Sumedh Ramachandra, Emilie Pothin, Jan Jacobs, Jane Cunningham, Arnaud Le Menach, Michelle L. Gatton, Samaly dos Santos Souza, Sydney Nelson, Luke Rooney and Michael Aidoo

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2021 20:39

    Content type: Research

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  48. Characterizing the genetic diversity of malaria parasite populations in different endemic settings (from low to high) could be helpful in determining the effectiveness of malaria interventions. This study comp...

    Authors: Mary A. Oboh, Tolla Ndiaye, Khadim Diongue, Yaye D. Ndiaye, Mouhamad Sy, Awa B. Deme, Mamadou A. Diallo, Mamadou S. Yade, Sarah K. Volkman, Aida S. Badiane, Alfred Amambua-Ngwa and Daouda Ndiaye

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2021 20:38

    Content type: Research

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