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  1. Undesirable consequences of donor Plasmodium falciparum parasitaemia on stored donor blood have been reported. Therefore, it is imperative that all prospective blood donors are screened for P. falciparum infectio...

    Authors: Enoch Aninagyei, Stella Smith-Graham, Alex Boye, Alexander Egyir-Yawson and Desmond Omane Acheampong

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2019 18:214

    Content type: Research

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  2. Malaria represents a worldwide medical emergency affecting mainly poor areas. Plasmodium parasites during blood stages can release kinins to the extracellular space after internalization of host kininogen inside ...

    Authors: Priscilla D. S. Ventura, Carolina P. F. Carvalho, Nilana M. T. Barros, Leonardo Martins-Silva, Edilson O. Dantas, Carolina Martinez, Pollyana M. S. Melo, João B. Pesquero, Adriana K. Carmona, Marcia R. Nagaoka and Marcos L. Gazarini

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2019 18:213

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  3. There has been no local transmission of malaria in Sri Lanka for 6 years following elimination of the disease in 2012. Malaria vectors are prevalent in parts of the country, and imported malaria cases continue...

    Authors: Vissundara M. Karunasena, Manonath Marasinghe, Carmen Koo, Saliya Amarasinghe, Arundika S. Senaratne, Rasika Hasantha, Mihirini Hewavitharana, Hapuarachchige C. Hapuarachchi, Hema D. B. Herath, Rajitha Wickremasinghe, Kamini N. Mendis, Deepika Fernando and Dewanee Ranaweera

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2019 18:210

    Content type: Research

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  4. To reduce onward falciparum malaria transmission, the World Health Organization recommends adding single low-dose (SLD) primaquine to artemisinin-based combination treatment in low transmission areas. However,...

    Authors: Jaishree Raman, Elizabeth Allen, Lesley Workman, Aaron Mabuza, Hendrik Swanepoel, Gillian Malatje, John Frean, Lubbe Wiesner and Karen I. Barnes

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2019 18:209

    Content type: Research

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  5. Heterogeneity in the immune response to parasite infection is mediated in part by differences in host genetics, gender, and age group. In infants and young children, ongoing immunological maturation often resu...

    Authors: Paul L. Maurizio, Hubaida Fuseini, Gerald Tegha, Mina Hosseinipour and Kristina De Paris

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2019 18:205

    Content type: Research

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  6. Following publication of the original article [1], the authors flagged an error concerning Table 3.

    Authors: Abdou Talipouo, Carmene S. Ngadjeu, Patricia Doumbe-Belisse, Landre Djamouko-Djonkam, Nadege Sonhafouo-Chiana, Edmond Kopya, Roland Bamou, Parfait Awono-Ambene, Sylvain Woromogo, Sevilor Kekeunou, Charles S. Wondji and Christophe Antonio-Nkondjio

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2019 18:204

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Malaria Journal 2019 18:167

  7. As malaria elimination becomes a goal in malaria-endemic nations, questions of feasibility become critical. This article explores the potential challenges associated with this goal and future strategies for ma...

    Authors: Nils Kaehler, Bipin Adhikari, Phaik Yeong Cheah, Lorenz von Seidlein, Nicholas P. J. Day, Daniel H. Paris, Marcel Tanner and Christopher Pell

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2019 18:203

    Content type: Research

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  8. Malaria remains an important public health problem in Latin America, and the development of insecticide resistance in malaria vectors poses a major threat to malaria elimination efforts. Monitoring of insectic...

    Authors: Juan C. Lol, David Castañeda, Lucy Mackenzie-Impoinvil, Carla G. Romero, Audrey Lenhart and Norma R. Padilla

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2019 18:202

    Content type: Methodology

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  9. The challenge in anti-malarial chemotherapy is based on the emergence of resistance to drugs and the search for medicines against all stages of the life cycle of Plasmodium spp. as a therapeutic target. Nowadays,...

    Authors: Leonardo Bonilla-Ramírez, Silvia Galiano, Miguel Quiliano, Ignacio Aldana and Adriana Pabón

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2019 18:201

    Content type: Research

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  10. Malaria is considered as a major threat to health systems. It is still considered as one of the most important infectious diseases in Iran, but with an elimination goal in 2025. This study aimed to review the ...

    Authors: Hassan Vatandoost, Ahmad Raeisi, Abedin Saghafipour, Fatemeh Nikpour and Jalil Nejati

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2019 18:200

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  11. Indoor residual spraying (IRS), the coating of interior walls of houses with insecticides, is common in malaria-endemic areas. While important in malaria control, IRS potentially exposes residents to harmful i...

    Authors: Brenda Eskenazi, David I. Levine, Stephen Rauch, Muvhulawa Obida, Madelein Crause, Riana Bornman and Jonathan Chevrier

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2019 18:199

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  12. From 2011 to 2014, an indoor residual spray (IRS) programme for malaria vectors control was implemented in six health districts in Senegal. The main objective of the present study was to evaluate the efficacy ...

    Authors: Cheikh Lo, Abdoulaye Kane Dia, Ibrahima Dia, El Hadji Amadou Niang, Lassana Konaté and Ousmane Faye

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2019 18:198

    Content type: Research

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  13. Vivax malaria is the predominant form of malaria outside Africa, affecting about 14 million people worldwide, with about 2.5 billion people exposed. Development of a Plasmodium vivax vaccine is a priority, and me...

    Authors: Chew Weng Cheng, Somchai Jongwutiwes, Chaturong Putaporntip and Andrew P. Jackson

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2019 18:197

    Content type: Research

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  14. Following publication of the original article [1], the authors of the article flagged that their article had gone to publishing with an error in the title.

    Authors: Busisani Dube, Joseph Mberikunashe, Patience Dhliwayo, Andrew Tangwena, Gerald Shambira, Anderson Chimusoro, Munashe Madinga and Brighton Gambinga

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2019 18:196

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Malaria Journal 2019 18:171

  15. The disease burden of Plasmodium falciparum malaria illness is generally estimated using one of two distinct approaches: either by transforming P. falciparum infection prevalence estimates into incidence estimate...

    Authors: Ursula Dalrymple, Ewan Cameron, Rohan Arambepola, Katherine E. Battle, Elisabeth G. Chestnutt, Suzanne H. Keddie, Katherine A. Twohig, Daniel A. Pfeffer, Harry S. Gibson, Daniel J. Weiss, Samir Bhatt and Peter W. Gething

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2019 18:195

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  16. Substantial evidence indicates that cytophilic IgG responses to Plasmodium falciparum merozoite antigens play a role in protection from malaria. The specific targets mediating immunity remain unclear. Evaluating ...

    Authors: Rafiou Adamou, Célia Dechavanne, Ibrahim Sadissou, Tania d’Almeida, Aziz Bouraima, Paulin Sonon, Roukiyath Amoussa, Gilles Cottrell, Agnès Le Port, Michael Theisen, Edmond J. Remarque, Shirley Longacre, Kabirou Moutairou, Achille Massougbodji, Adrian J. F. Luty, Gregory Nuel…

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2019 18:194

    Content type: Research

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  17. Malaria is more often considered a problem of the rural poor and the disease has been overlooked in urban settings for centuries due to the assumption that economic development in urban areas results in better...

    Authors: Temesgen File, Hunduma Dinka and Lemu Golassa

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2019 18:193

    Content type: Research

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  18. Mutational analysis of the Plasmodium falciparum kelch 13 (k13) gene is routinely performed to track the emergence and spread of artemisinin resistance. Surveillance of resistance markers has been impeded by the ...

    Authors: Kayvan Zainabadi, Myaing M. Nyunt and Christopher V. Plowe

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2019 18:192

    Content type: Methodology

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  19. Mozambique has historically been one of the countries with the highest malaria burden in the world. Starting in the 1960s, malaria control efforts were intensified in the southern region of the country, especi...

    Authors: Pedro Aide, Baltazar Candrinho, Beatriz Galatas, Khátia Munguambe, Caterina Guinovart, Fabião Luis, Alfredo Mayor, Krijn Paaijmans, Lucía Fernández-Montoya, Laia Cirera, Quique Bassat, Sonia Mocumbi, Clara Menéndez, Delino Nhalungo, Ariel Nhacolo, Regina Rabinovich…

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2019 18:190

    Content type: Review

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  20. Mosquito net use is an essential part of malaria prevention. Although previous research has shown that many people sleep under a mosquito net in endemic areas, it is unknown whether people underestimate how co...

    Authors: Jessica M. Perkins, Paul Krezanoski, Sae Takada, Bernard Kakuhikire, Vincent Batwala, Alexander C. Tsai, Nicholas A. Christakis and David R. Bangsberg

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2019 18:189

    Content type: Research

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  21. The ability of a malaria antigen to induce effective, long-lasting immune responses is important for the development of a protective malaria vaccine. Plasmodium vivax merozoite surface protein-8 (PvMSP8) has been...

    Authors: Piyawan Kochayoo, Natthapon Kittisenachai, Siriruk Changrob, Kittikorn Wangriatisak, Fauzi Muh, Patchanee Chootong and Eun-Taek Han

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2019 18:188

    Content type: Research

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  22. The propensity of different Anopheles mosquitoes to bite humans instead of other vertebrates influences their capacity to transmit pathogens to humans. Unfortunately, determining proportions of mosquitoes that ha...

    Authors: Emmanuel P. Mwanga, Salum A. Mapua, Doreen J. Siria, Halfan S. Ngowo, Francis Nangacha, Joseph Mgando, Francesco Baldini, Mario González Jiménez, Heather M. Ferguson, Klaas Wynne, Prashanth Selvaraj, Simon A. Babayan and Fredros O. Okumu

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2019 18:187

    Content type: Research

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  23. Whole parasite vaccination is an efficacious strategy to induce sterile immunity and to prevent malaria transmission. Understanding the mechanism and response of immune cells to vaccines plays a critical role ...

    Authors: Tanmaya Atre, Tanisha M. Robinson, Tatyana Savransky, Sheetij Dutta, Judith E. Epstein and Elke S. Bergmann-Leitner

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2019 18:186

    Content type: Methodology

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  24. To reduce the malaria burden in Nigeria, the country is scaling up prevention and treatment interventions, especially household ownership and use of insecticide-treated nets (ITNs). Nevertheless, large gaps re...

    Authors: Andrew Andrada, Samantha Herrera, Uwem Inyang, Audu Bala Mohammed, Perpetua Uhomoibhi and Yazoumé Yé

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2019 18:185

    Content type: Research

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  25. Following publication of the original article [1], it came to the authors’ attention that unfortunately the last name of one of the authors is spelled incorrectly in the published article.

    Authors: Dawit Hawaria, Hallelujah Getachew, Guofa Zhou, Assalif Demissew, Kasahun Habitamu, Beka Raya, Ming-Chieh Lee, Delenasaw Yewhalaw and Guiyun Yan

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2019 18:184

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Malaria Journal 2019 18:145

  26. Please be advised that since publication of the original article [1] the authors have flagged that they omitted to provide the up-to-date version of Fig. 1 and, as such, the wrong version of Fig. 1 is present ...

    Authors: Wei-Long Tan, Chun-Xiao Li, Rui-Chen Lv, Yan-De Dong, Xiao-Xia Guo, Dan Xing, Ming-hao Zhou, Yan Xu, Hong-liang Chu, Gang Wang, Chang-qiang Zhu, Jun Sun and Tong-Yan Zhao

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2019 18:183

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Malaria Journal 2019 18:164

  27. Indoor residual house spraying (IRS) and long-lasting insecticidal nets (LLINs) are the key front-line malaria vector interventions against Anopheles arabiensis, the sole primary malaria vector in Ethiopia. Unive...

    Authors: Oljira Kenea, Meshesha Balkew, Habte Tekie, Wakgari Deressa, Eskindir Loha, Bernt Lindtjørn and Hans J. Overgaard

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2019 18:182

    Content type: Research

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  28. Information on insecticide resistance and the mechanisms driving it in the major malaria vectors is grossly lacking in Niger Republic, thus hindering control efforts. To facilitate evidence-based malaria contr...

    Authors: Sulaiman S. Ibrahim, Muhammad M. Mukhtar, Helen Irving, Rabiou Labbo, Michael O. Kusimo, Izamné Mahamadou and Charles S. Wondji

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2019 18:181

    Content type: Research

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  29. HIV-infected individuals on antiretroviral therapy (ART) require treatment with artemisinin-based combination therapy (ACT) when infected with malaria. Artemether–lumefantrine (AL) is the most commonly used AC...

    Authors: Clifford G. Banda, Mike Chaponda, Mavuto Mukaka, Modest Mulenga, Sebastian Hachizovu, Jean B. Kabuya, Joyce Mulenga, Jay Sikalima, Linda Kalilani-Phiri, Dianne J. Terlouw, Saye H. Khoo, David G. Lalloo and Victor Mwapasa

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2019 18:180

    Content type: Research

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  30. Identifying efficient and effective strategies to reach and monitor populations at greatest risk of malaria in low-transmission settings is a key challenge for malaria elimination. In Namibia’s Zambezi Region,...

    Authors: Jerry O. Jacobson, Jennifer L. Smith, Carmen Cueto, Mukosha Chisenga, Kathryn Roberts, Michelle Hsiang, Roly Gosling, Davis Mumbengegwi and Adam Bennett

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2019 18:179

    Content type: Research

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  31. Malaria control and preventive activities in the countries of the World Health Organization Region for Europe (WHO/EUR) were strengthened within the framework of the Regional Roll Back Malaria strategy adopted...

    Authors: Vladimir A. Davidyants, Anatoly V. Kondrashin, Artavazd V. Vanyan, Lola F. Morozova, Natalia A. Turbabina, Ekaterina V. Stepanova, Maria S. Maksimova and Evgeny N. Morozov

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2019 18:178

    Content type: Case study

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  32. Malaria, one of the world’s greatest public health challenges, is an endemic disease with stable transmission in Togo. Combating malaria requires an effective vector control. This study provides temporal data ...

    Authors: Adjovi D. Amoudji, Koffi M. Ahadji-Dabla, Aristide Sawdetuo Hien, Yawo Georges Apétogbo, Bienvenu Yaméogo, Diloma Dieudonné Soma, Rabila Bamogo, Rachid Tinah Atcha-Oubou, Roch Kounbobr Dabiré and Guillaume Koffivi Ketoh

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2019 18:177

    Content type: Research

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  33. Plasmodium ovale curtisi and Plasmodium ovale wallikeri are regarded as less virulent forms of malaria with a geographic distribution including Southeast Asia, Central and West Africa, and is increasingly reporte...

    Authors: Rosio I. Guerra, Marianela Ore, Hugo O. Valdivia, Danett K. Bishop, Mariana Ramos, Christopher N. Mores and Wesley R. Campbell

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2019 18:176

    Content type: Case report

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  34. The fight against malaria faces various biological obstacles, including the resistance of parasites to anti-malarial drugs and the resistance of mosquito vectors to insecticides. The resistance of Anopheles gambi...

    Authors: Come Z. Koukpo, Arsène Jacques Y. H. Fassinou, Razaki A. Ossè, Fiacre R. Agossa, Arthur Sovi, Wilfrid T. Sewadé, Sidick Aboubakar, Bénoît S. Assogba, Martin C. Akogbeto and Michel Sezonlin

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2019 18:175

    Content type: Research

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  35. Avian malaria parasites (genus Plasmodium) are cosmopolitan and some species cause severe pathologies or even mortality in birds, yet their virulence remains fragmentally investigated. Understanding mechanisms an...

    Authors: Mikas Ilgūnas, Dovilė Bukauskaitė, Vaidas Palinauskas, Tatjana Iezhova, Karin Fragner, Elena Platonova, Herbert Weissenböck and Gediminas Valkiūnas

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2019 18:174

    Content type: Research

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  36. In Latin America, where Plasmodium vivax malaria is more prevalent, it is known that this species plays an important role in the sustainability of transmission, and can have an impact on morbidity in terms of ana...

    Authors: Raquel Tapajós, Daniel Castro, Gisely Melo, Seyi Balogun, Mark James, Rockson Pessoa, Anne Almeida, Mônica Costa, Rosemary Pinto, Bernardino Albuquerque, Wuelton Monteiro, José Braga, Marcus Lacerda and Maria Paula Mourão

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2019 18:173

    Content type: Research

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  37. Sleeping under insecticide-treated mosquito nets/long-lasting insecticidal nets (ITNs/LLINs henceforth referred to as ITNs) is one of the core interventions recommended by the World Health Organization to redu...

    Authors: Shwe Yi Linn, Thae Maung Maung, Jaya Prasad Tripathy, Hemant Deepak Shewade, Swai Mon Oo, Zaw Linn and Aung Thi

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2019 18:172

    Content type: Research

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  38. Zimbabwe conducts Malaria Indicator Surveys after 3 years and Demographic and Health Surveys to track the impact of malaria interventions. The last one to be conducted was in 2016 and had set an aim aimed to c...

    Authors: Busisani Dube, Joseph Mberikunashe, Patience Dhliwayo, Andrew Tangwena, Gerald Shambira, Anderson Chimusoro, Munashe Madinga and Brighton Gambinga

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2019 18:171

    Content type: Research

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Malaria Journal 2019 18:196

  39. The present study aimed to evaluate the management of severe malaria at Gezira State hospitals in Sudan by assessing hospital readiness, health care provider knowledge and the care received by severe malaria p...

    Authors: Fahad A. Elnour, Mohammed E. A. Alagib, Devendra Bansal, Elmoubasher Abu Baker Abd Farag and Elfatih M. Malik

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2019 18:170

    Content type: Research

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  40. Following publication of the original article [1], it was flagged that one of the authors (Anielle de Pina Costa) is missing an affiliation in the article.

    Authors: Filipe Vieira Santos de Abreu, Larissa Rodrigues Gomes, Aline Rosa Lavigne Mello, Cesare Bianco-Júnior, Anielle de Pina-Costa, Edmilson dos Santos, Danilo Simonini Teixeira, Patrícia Brasil, Cláudio Tadeu Daniel-Ribeiro, Ricardo Lourenço-de-Oliveira and Maria de Fátima Ferreira-da-Cruz

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2019 18:168

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Malaria Journal 2018 17:338

  41. Malaria prevention in Cameroon mainly relies on the use of ITNs. Although several free distribution campaigns of treated nets have been conducted across the country, bed net usage remains very low. A household...

    Authors: Abdou Talipouo, Carmene S. Ngadjeu, Patricia Doumbe-Belisse, Landre Djamouko-Djonkam, Nadege Sonhafouo-Chiana, Edmond Kopya, Roland Bamou, Parfait Awono-Ambene, Sylvain Woromogo, Sevilor Kekeunou, Charles S. Wondji and Christophe Antonio-Nkondjio

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2019 18:167

    Content type: Research

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Malaria Journal 2019 18:204

  42. Autodissemination of pyriproxyfen (PPF), i.e. co-opting adult female mosquitoes to transfer the insect growth regulator, pyriproxyfen (PPF) to their aquatic habitats has been demonstrated for Aedes and Anopheles ...

    Authors: Dickson Lwetoijera, Samson Kiware, Fredros Okumu, Gregor J. Devine and Silas Majambere

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2019 18:166

    Content type: Research

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  43. A three-year longitudinal study was conducted in four sentinel sites from different ecological settings in Burkina Faso, between 2008 and 2010 to identify longitudinal changes in insecticide resistance within Ano...

    Authors: Alphonse Traoré, Athanase Badolo, Moussa W. Guelbeogo, Antoine Sanou, Mafalda Viana, Luca Nelli, Soumanaba Zongo, Hyacinthe K. Toé, Alfred S. Traoré, Hilary Ranson and N’Falé Sagnon

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2019 18:165

    Content type: Research

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  44. Anopheles sinensis is one of the major malaria vectors in China and other southeast Asian countries, including Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand. Vector control is considered to be the critical measure for malaria cont...

    Authors: Wei-Long Tan, Chun-Xiao Li, Rui-Chen Lv, Yan-De Dong, Xiao-Xia Guo, Dan Xing, Ming-hao Zhou, Yan Xu, Hong-liang Chu, Gang Wang, Chang-qiang Zhu, Jun Sun and Tong-Yan Zhao

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2019 18:164

    Content type: Research

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Malaria Journal 2019 18:183

  45. While traditional epidemiological approaches have supported significant reductions in malaria incidence across many countries, higher resolution information about local and regional malaria epidemiology will b...

    Authors: Ronit Dalmat, Brienna Naughton, Tao Sheng Kwan-Gett, Jennifer Slyker and Erin M. Stuckey

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2019 18:163

    Content type: Review

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  46. Fever associated with malaria is the leading cause of health care-seeking in Mozambique, yet there is limited evidence on the quality of malaria case management. This study evaluated the quality of malaria ser...

    Authors: Baltazar Candrinho, Mateusz M. Plucinski, James M. Colborn, Mariana da Silva, Guidion Mathe, Mercia Dimene, Ana Rita Chico, Ana Christina Castel-Branco, Frederico Brito, Marcel Andela, Gabriel Ponce de Leon, Abuchahama Saifodine and Rose Zulliger

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2019 18:162

    Content type: Research

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  47. Iron supplementation before a first pregnancy may improve the future health of mother and baby by reducing maternal anaemia. Iron supplementation could, however, increase malaria infections, notably in primigr...

    Authors: Bernard Brabin, Sabine Gies, Stephen A. Roberts, Salou Diallo, Olga M. Lompo, Adama Kazienga, Loretta Brabin, Sayouba Ouedraogo and Halidou Tinto

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2019 18:161

    Content type: Research

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  48. Control programmes for high burden countries are tasked with charting effective multi-year strategies for malaria control within significant resource constraints. Synergies between different control tools, in ...

    Authors: Richard C. Elliott, David L. Smith and Dorothy C. Echodu

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2019 18:160

    Content type: Research

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